Philo of Alexandria: Some Traces of his Exegesis of Sin and Evil in Genesis in some Christian Authors

Gillian Mary Bonney

Abstract


This paper begins by considering the cultural and religious background of the Christians in Alexandria. It then briefly examines some traces of Philo's exegesis of sin and evil in Genesis in the interpretation of some Christian authors in order to draw some con-clusions about his influence on the Fathers of the Church.

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Philo, Genesis, sin, evil, Fathers of the Church

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