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Kaiser, Otto

Studien zu Philo von Alexandrien

[Studies on Philo of Alexandria]

Ed. by Witte, Markus

In coop. with Hofmann, Sina

Series:Beihefte zur Zeitschrift für die alttestamentliche Wissenschaft 501

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    Publication Date:
    November 2016
    ISBN
    978-3-11-049265-1
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    Overview

    Aims and Scope

    The volume presents studies by the Marburg Old Testament scholar Otto Kaiser on the works of the Jewish religious philosopher Philo of Alexandria in the context of intellectual and cultural history. They examine issues of Jewish Biblical exegesis along with Philo’s anthropology and cosmology, his understanding of ritual and prayer, and his ideas about living a virtuous life and overcoming death.

    Details

    vi, 174 pages
    Language:
    German
    Type of Publication:
    Monograph
    Keyword(s):
    Metaphors; cult; virtue; exegesis
    Readership:
    Theologians, Jewish scholars, Greek scholars, philosophers

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    Otto Kaiser, University of Marburg, Germany and Markus Witte, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany.

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