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By Stefan N. Svendsen

students have lengthy mentioned even if the author of Hebrews could have been inspired through Philo of Alexandria. even with any war of words, although, teachers have nearly universally concurred that whether bits and items of Philo's pondering must have filtered via to Hebrews, Philo and Hebrews definitely differed with admire to their biblical hermeneutics. Philo, the thinker, learn the outdated testomony allegorically, while the Christian writer of Hebrews dedicated himself basically to typological exegesis. Stefan Nordgaard Svendsen demanding situations this consensus, arguing that the author of Hebrews not just hired Philo's allegorical process, but in addition constructed his personal readings of Scripture via serious rereadings of Philo's exegetical effects. This research sheds new gentle at the highbrow framework of Hebrews in addition to at the letter's goal and rhetorical strategies.

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