You may have heard of the Jewish philosopher Philo but have no idea who he is. He is important because he is one of our few first century Jewish writers and thus gives us some insight of Judaism at the time of Jesus. For a limited time, you can get this introduction to Philo for only $1.99!
|A Brief Guide to Philo
By Kenneth Schenck / Westminster John Knox Press
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.