Daily Archives: July 21, 2010

Philo Ends Up with a Trinity?

Today, I read my friend’s notes on Hellenistic Jewish Interpretation.  He says that, according to Philo, God created the kurios (lord) on the seventh day, and that the logos was in between them.  The kurios orders everything once it is … Continue reading

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Origen and Pagan Exegesis

I read my friend’s notes on Origen today.  He said that Origen, in his interpretation of Scripture, followed the techniques of pagan exegesis in six ways: text-criticism, explanation of words, explanation of points or facts, metrical and stylistic criticism, identification of … Continue reading

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