Studia Philonica Annual: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism

Studia Philonica Annual: Studies in Hellenistic Judaism




David Hay is known for his work in Philonic studies and Pauline studies, with a particular focus on the themes of faith and spirituality. Twenty international scholars contributed 14 chapters to this volume, which is devoted to Hay in honor of his retirement from Coe College in 2001. The chapters are organized into sections on Hay and Philonic studies, Philo and hellenistic Judaism, and early Christianity. The text includes an annotated bibliography of Philonic studies from 1998, and a supplementary bibliography of articles on Philo from 1999-2001. No subject index. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781930675049
Publisher: Brown Judaic Studies
Publication date: 12/28/2000
Series: Brown Judaic Studies
Pages: 241
Product dimensions: 5.96(w) x 9.46(h) x 0.85(d)

Table of Contents

Editors' Prefacexi
Part 1David Hay and Philonic Studies
De Vita Contemplativa, David Hay3
A Bibliography of His Publications 1965-20007
The Philo Institute, Studia Philonica and their Diadochoi13
A History of the Philo of Alexandria Program Units in the Society of Biblical Literature25
Part 2Philo and Hellenistic Judaism
Philo on the Greeks: A Jewish Perspective on Culture and Society in First-Century Alexandria37
Philo's Division of his Works into Books59
Application of and Commitment to the Laws of Moses. Observations on Philo's Treatise On the Embassy to Gaius86
Philo's Reading of the Psalms102
Philo's Ambivalence towards Statues122
Philo of Alexandria and Ibn al-Arabi139
Part 3Early Christianity
The Jewish Context of Rom 5:12-14159
Die angebliche Enthusiastische oder spiritualistische Front in 1 Kor 15176
Ontology versus Eschatology: Tensions between Author and Community190
Thecla the Beast Fighter: A Female Emblem of Deliverance in Early Christian Popular Art212
Bibliography Section
Philo of Alexandria: an Annotated Bibliography 1998250
Supplement: Provisional Bibliography 1999-2001282
News and Notes291
Notes on Contributors295
Instructions to Contributors298

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