Daily Archives: August 7, 2009

The Clarity of Scripture

James L. Kugel and Rowan A. Greer, Early Biblical Interpretation, ed. Wayne A. Meeks (Philadelphia: Westminster, 1986) 59. We ought to note well the idea of God-the-revealer, and as revelation as specifically the unfolding of secrets, that apparently stands behind … Continue reading

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Philo and Homer

Robert Lamberton, Homer the Theologian: Neoplatonist Allegorical Reading and the Growth of the Epic Tradition (Berkley and Los Angeles: University of California Press, 1986) 50-53. Lamberton says that Greek philosophers sought to allegorize Homer to make his seemingly irreverent statements … Continue reading

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