A Brief Guide to Philo

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Westminster John Knox Press, 2005 - Religion - 172 pages
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This is a compact introduction to the work of Philo (c. 20 BCE-50 CE), the important Jewish thinker and scriptural interpreter. Kenneth Schenck provides a guide for understanding Philo's complex works, a roadmap for topics and contents of Philo's writings, and a description of contemporary research so students can easily find their ways into Philo study.

 

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Contents

Philo among Jews and Gentiles
29
Philos View of the World
49
Philo and Christianity
73
Philos Writings in a Nutshell
97
Topical Index to the Philonic Corpus
119
Glossary
139
Source Index
155
Scholars Index
171
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Kenneth Schenck is Professor of Religion at Indiana Wesleyan University in Marion, Indiana and an ordained minister in the Wesleyan Church.

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