Philo of Alexandria, Josephus, Paul of Tarsus

Philo of Alexandria and his relationship to the old and new testaments, the concepts of the Logos and the Trinity.

The Greek influence upon the readings and translation of ancient biblical texts, and how those texts would be used at the time and in the centuries after.

Click on the link below to hear Peter Adamson introduce you to Philo of Alexandria at his website.

Philo of Alexandria – To the Lighthouse – Peter Adamson

Another interesting figure at this time in history, who is worth much research, is Flavius Josephus author of many fascinating historical texts including The Jewish War (66–70 CE).

Click on the link below to listen to the BBC programme In Our Time discuss Flavius Josephus.

Josephus – In Our Time – BBC

The third figure is Paul of Tarsus about whom Dr Henry Abramson gives this interesting presentation, if you visit Dr Abramson’s YouTube channel, you will find that he also gives lectures about Philo of Alexandria and Flavius Josephus.

Paul of Tarsus

I found researching these three writers in the context, so enlightening.

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