New PDF release: The Studia Philonica Annual XXI, 2009

By David T. Runia, Gregory E. Sterling

ISBN-10: 1589834437

ISBN-13: 9781589834439

The Studia Philonica Annual is a scholarly magazine dedicated to furthering the examine of Hellenistic Judaism, specifically the writings and considered the Hellenistic-Jewish author Philo of Alexandria (circa 15 B.C.E. to circa 50 C.E.). Articles during this factor are David T. Runia, “The topic of Flight and Exile within the Allegorical Thought-World of Philo of Alexandria”; Scott D. Mackie, “Seeing God in Philo of Alexandria: The emblems, the Powers, or the Existent One?”; Tzvi Novick, “Perspective, Paideia, and lodging in Philo”; Gregory E. Sterling, “How Do You Introduce Philo of Alexandria? The Cambridge better half to Philo.”

Show description

Read Online or Download The Studia Philonica Annual XXI, 2009 PDF

Similar jewish books

Download e-book for iPad: The Jews of France: A History from Antiquity to the Present. by Esther Benbassa

Within the first English-language variation of a basic, artificial heritage of French Jewry from antiquity to the current, Esther Benbassa tells the exciting story of the social, fiscal, and cultural vicissitudes of a humans in diaspora. With verve and perception, she finds the variety of Jewish lifestyles all through France's areas, whereas displaying how Jewish identification has consistently redefined itself in a rustic recognized for either the Rights of guy and the Dreyfus affair.

Download e-book for kindle: Beyond Yiddishkeit: The Struggle for Jewish Identity in a by Frida Kerner Furman

Examines Jewish identification within the prosperous and expert neighborhood of a liberal reform synagogue. The publication explores how one synagoue grapples with the method of id development as a social phenomenon, revealing tensions among individualism and corporatism and different opposing elements.

Download e-book for kindle: Perceptions of Jewish History by Amos Funkenstein

"Perceptions of Jewish background scintillates with unique rules and insights. it is going to attract a vast viewers. "--Michael A. Signer, collage of Notre Dame "Students of the Jewish prior will welcome this quantity; it is going to additionally allure readers with the widest attainable diversity of pursuits. "--Robert Chazan, big apple college

Download e-book for iPad: Israel in Exile: Jewish Writing and the Desert by Ranen Omer-Sherman

Israel in Exile is a daring exploration of ways the traditional barren region of Exodusand Numbers, as archetypal website of human liberation, kinds a templatefor sleek political identities, radical scepticism, and wondering ofofficial narratives of the state that seem within the works of contemporaryIsraeli authors together with David Grossman, Shulamith Hareven, andAmos oz., in addition to diasporic writers similar to Edmund Jabes andSimone Zelitch.

Additional resources for The Studia Philonica Annual XXI, 2009

Example text

2) Contexts that identify θεός as ἀγένητος, and which lack the presence of intermediaries: Leg. 51; Cher. 44; Sacr. 57, 63, 101; Post. 63; Gig. 14; Plant. 64, 66; Ebr. 94; Migr. 157; Her. 98; Congr. 48, 107, 134; Somn. 249; Ios. 265; Mos. 171; Decal. 41, 120; Praem. 46, 87. (3) Contexts where intermediaries are present, but ἀγένητος undoubtedly refers to τὸ ὄν: Leg. 208; Sacr. 60, 66; Det. 124; Plant. 31; Conf. 98; Migr. 91, 192; Her. 206; Somn. 94; Decal. 60, 64. (4) Contexts where it may be inferred that ἀγένητος refers to τὸ ὄν: Her.

3) To denote something “false,” that is “without basis,” that “never happened,” or “lacks real existence” (Abr. 192; Ios. 167; Spec. 48; Flacc. 139). Seeing God in Philo of Alexandria 35 types of minds: the first infers God’s existence through the deity’s causal relationship to creation, while the second mind is more perfect and more thoroughly cleansed, having undergone initiation into the great mysteries, and it gains its knowledge of the First Cause not from created things, . . but in lifting its eyes above and beyond creation it obtains a clear vision of the Uncreated (ἔμφασιν ἐναργῆ τοῦ ἀγενήτοῦ), so as to apprehend both himself and his shadow.

39 As we have seen, the soul flees—almost always—beyond the heavens to God. God can be described as the creator or the ruler of the universe (cf. Post. 9 cited above), or as Being (τὸ ὄν). At the same time, however, he is unquestionably the God of Israel. The paradigm for ascending beyond the heavens and the universe to God is Abraham. The first patriarch, as we saw, is the archetypal emigrant 39 See now my analysis in “Why Philo of Alexandria Is an Important Writer and Thinker,” in Philon d’Alexandrie.

Download PDF sample

The Studia Philonica Annual XXI, 2009 by David T. Runia, Gregory E. Sterling

by Michael

Rated 4.73 of 5 – based on 12 votes