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 made.  I thought that Philo believed the logos did that, but there may be more nuance in Philo’s position than I am seeing.  So Philo has God, a logos, and a kurios.  Sounds like a trinity—although Philo holds that the kurios was a created being.

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My name is James Pate. This blog is about my journey. I read books. I watch movies and TV shows. I go to church. I try to find meaning. And, when I can’t do that, I just talk about stuff that I find interesting. I have degrees in fields of religious studies. I have an M.Phil. in the History of Biblical Interpretation from Hebrew Union College in Cincinnati, Ohio. I also have an M.A. in Hebrew Bible from Jewish Theological Seminary, an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a B.A. from DePauw University.
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