A Brief Guide to Philo  -     By: Kenneth Schenck
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Westminster John Knox Press / 2005 / Paperback

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This is a compact introduction to the work of Philo (c. 20 B.C.-50 A.D.), the important Jewish thinker and scriptural interpreter. 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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Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 184
Vendor: Westminster John Knox Press
Publication Date: 2005
Dimensions: 9.0 X 6.0 (inches)
ISBN: 066422735X
ISBN-13: 9780664227357
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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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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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