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Unformatted text preview: selections from Philo: they are not a single work. 3. Read the handout on Philo’s use of the Logos available on Blackboard 4. Read John 1:1-18 (appended to #3 above) This week, you have an option of what to do for your Thought Paper. Choose one of the following and write a one-page Thought Paper. Thought Paper: Option 1: Philo and Allegory 1. Briefly describe Philo’s allegorical method (50%) Allegory 2. Evaluate how he applied it to the reading of the Hebrew Bible / Old Testament (50%) : use of symbols/figures to portray some deeper truth Option 2: Philo, John, and the Logos 1. Briefly describe Philo’s understanding of the Logos (“Word”) 2. How is his understanding of the Logos similar or different from John’s use of Logos in his description of Jesus? *PLEASE PRINT OUT AND BRING THESE READINGS TO CLASS*...
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course RELI 106 taught by Professor Magness during the Fall '08 term at UNC.
- Fall '08