1. Camus and Christianism
In his collection of essays The Nuptials Albert Camus wrote that he was a son of Greece. In his book “Christian Metaphysics and Neoplatonism”, Albert Camus takes a positive attitude supporting the Greek conception of Christianism (see the translation of Ronald D. Srigley).
2. Camus and the Spartoi of Cadmus
According to the Greek journalist Christos Papachristopoulos, Albert Camus had Greek origins and belonged to a special organisation of wise, Christian men called “Spartoi” or “Spartans”, that is the men belonging to “the city of god” Cadmus. In this group, also, belong George Orwell, Gabriel Marcel, Simone Weil, Arthur Koestler, Karl Jaspers, Ernst Junger, Hannah Arendt, Jacques Maritain, Lev Shestov, Leo Tolstoy, Fyodor Dostoyevski, Henri Bergson and Nikos Kazantzakis (see the book “Cadmus: the Great Priest of Eleusinian Mysteries” by Christos Papachristopoulos - 2007)
3. Camus and Marcel: The Metaphysics of Light
The common attribute between Camus and Gabriel Marcel is that he introduced the "Metaphysics of Light", connected with the "Ideal City of God". Gabriel Marcel has developed this technique in his Gifford Lectures, under the title "The Mystery of Being"Marcel is the main supporter of the theory of immortality, he became known as "the philosopher of Mystery" and he belongs to the crossroad between Hellenic and Catholic Christianity. He believed in miracles and in the "Transcendence of Hope" (see his book: Homo Viator"[ and he was a close friend of Albert Camus. Marcel had, also, confessed in his writings that his theatrical plays constituted the Greek islands whereas his essays and books were the Greek continental land (see the essay "Dramatic Approaches to Creative Fidelity: A Study in the Theater and Philosophy of Gabriel Marcel" by Catharine Rose Hanley).
4. Camus - Bergson - Maritain: The "Élan Vital"
The philosophy of Albert Camus is closely associated with the concept of the "Élan Vital" which was interoduced by Henri Bergson. According to the Greek journalist Christos Papachristopoulos, Jacques Maritain, Hneri Berson, Gabriel Marcel and other intellectuals have grouped together in order to trasmit the Greek spirit in a team called "Spartoi" or "Spartans"