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Logos and mystical theology in Philo of Alexandria

Winston, David

Logos and mystical theology in Philo of Alexandria

by Winston, David

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Published by Hebrew Union College Press, Distributed by KTAV Pub. House in Cincinnati, Hoboken, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philo, of Alexandria.,
  • Logos (Philosophy) -- History of doctrines -- Early church, ca. 30-600.,
  • Mysticism -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesGustave A. and Mamie W. Efroymson memorial lectures.
    StatementDavid Winston.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsB689.Z7 W56 1985
    The Physical Object
    Pagination83 p. ;
    Number of Pages83
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2533252M
    ISBN 100878200509
    LC Control Number85013957

    Philo's View Of God. Philo (c BCE – c CE) was a leading writer of the Hellenistic Jewish community in Alexandria, Egypt. He wrote expansively in Koine Greek on the intersection of philosophy, politics, and religion in his time, specifically he explored the connections between Greek Platonic philosophy and late Second Temple example, he maintained that the Septuagint (the. Logos and Mystical Theology in Philo of Alexandria: ISBN () Hardcover, Hebrew Union College Pr, Philo of Alexandria: .

    The goal of philosophy and theology, for Philo, was mystical union with God. Influence Little read in his own lifetime, Philo’s work strongly influenced later Christian writers from Alexandria. Runia, David T. Philo in Early Christian Literature. Minneapolis, MN: Fortress, ; Winston, David. Logos and Mystical Theology in Philo of Alexandria. Cincinnati, OH: Hebrew Union College, This example Philo Essay is published for educational and informational purposes only. If you need a custom essay or research paper on this topic.

      Another doctrine associated with Philo is that of the "Logos," or (as it's commonly but inadequately translated) the "Word." (This same term appears in the first chapter of the gospel of John.) Philo's God was so exalted above human conceptions, so transcendent, that Philo was obliged to speak of an intermediate divine being, the Logos, who. Philo of Alexandria (30 BCE - 45 CE) introduced the concept of the Logos as an allegorical force of Yahweh. He was a Jew of the dispersion, and observed the mitzvot, yet like a lot of cosmopolitan Alexandrians of the time, worshipped the Greek gods too.


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Download books for free. Find books. Philo was committed to the Jewish faith and found no conflict harmonizing Jewish theology and Greek philosophy. The term "Logos" is used a great deal in the Old Testament, although it does not have a univocal meaning.

The Greek translation of the Hebrew Scriptures, the Septuagint, renders Logos hundreds of Logos and mystical theology in Philo of Alexandria book across various books. Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Winston, David, Logos and mystical theology in Philo of Alexandria.

Cincinnati: Hebrew Union. Logos and Mystical Theology in Philo of Alexandria. David Winston. Ktav Pub. Pre Medieval Philosophy in Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy (categorize this paper) Buy the book $ used $ new Amazon page: Call number BZ7.W56 One God, One Law: Philo of Alexandria on the Mosaic and Greco-Roman Law.

John W. Martens. Philo (c. 30 BCE – c. 50 CE) was a leading writer of the Hellenistic Jewish community in Alexandria, wrote expansively in Koine Greek on the intersection of philosophy, politics, and religion in his time, specifically he explored the connections between Greek Platonic philosophy and late Second Temple example, he maintained that the Septuagint (the Greek translation of.

Philo. Alexandria, Egypt, during time of the Jerusalem Temple “John” Probably Asia Minor, after destruction of the Temple: Logos is a “constitutive element of the Creator God’s identity.

Just as a person cannot exist without his or her cognitive abilities, so too Philo claims that God cannot exist without God’s is because the logos functions as the very.

Logos and Mystical Theology in Philo of Alexandria. Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press. Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press. Its religious implications receive attention in Armstrong, Karen.

Logos, in Greek philosophy and early Christian theology, the divine reason implicit in the cosmos, ordering it and giving it form and meaning. The concept became significant in Christian writings and doctrines as a vehicle for conceiving the role of Jesus Christ as.

The Logos of Philo is a metaphysical abstraction, but for Apollos He is a specific individual, an historic person. 14 Philo’s “son of God” is a Logos which acts as an oblivious force where the Logos of Hebrews (and John’s Gospel) is God’s personal Son, the second partate of the Divine and Holy Trinity.

15 In fact, this Son-Logos, who. Wholly apart from my own speculation on this matter, Philo’s Logos could not possibly function as a direct influence on the biblical concept of Logos.

28 (1) Philo’s Logos-Mediator was a metaphysical abstraction while the Logos of the New Testament is a specific, individual, historical person. Philo’s Logos is not a person or messiah or.

Philo was a Jew, not a Christian; but a disciple of his by the name of Justin (called by Christians, Justin Martyr) embraced the thought of Philo concerning the logos and the and other Christian apologists began to promote this logos-christology, of Philo and the Greeks, in their Christian circles.(Justin was a Platonic philosopher before he became a Christian and continued to.

Philo of Alexandria. Philo (c. 20 BC – c. 50 AD), a Hellenized Jew, used the term logos to mean an intermediary divine being or demiurge.

Philo followed the Platonic distinction between imperfect matter and perfect Form, and therefore intermediary beings were necessary to bridge the enormous gap between God and the material world.

PHILO OF ALEXANDRIA and the Beginnings of Christian Thought * David T. Runia 1. Introduction 2. Augustine and Philo 3. Jerome and Philo's place in the Christian tradition 4. A final preliminary observation 5. Philo's influence on the Christian tradition 6.

Why the choice for Platonism. Back to Augustine and Philo 8. Logos and mystical theology in Philo of Alexandria / David Winston. Hebrew Union College Press ; Hoboken, N.J.: Distributed by KTAV Pub. House, Format/Description: Book 83 pages ; 24 cm Subjects: Philo, of Alexandria Logos Logos and mystical theology in Philo of Alexandria.

ISBN: OCLC: Web. The first author in which the traditions of Judaic thought and Greek philosophy flow together in a significant way is Philo of Alexandria.

This study presents a detailed and comprehensive examination of Philo's knowledge and utilization of the most popular philosophical work of his day, the "Timaeus" of Plato. A kind of "commentary" is given on all passages in Philo's oeuvre in which the.

John Dillon in the preface of the book "Philo of Alexandria" says, "Philo did contribute enormously, through the Christian thinkers of the Alexandrian School, to the tradition of spirituality both in the Western Europe and in the Eastern Orthodox world, and the magnificent intellectual tour-de-force constituted by his Platonizing allegory of.

Deepen your knowledge of later Jewish thought with these important works by historically influential Hebrew scholars. This collection contains treasured mystical, theological, and philosophical works from within Judaism, beginning with Philo of Alexandria’s thought in the first century to later writing of prominent nineteenth-century Italian Rabbi, Elijah Benamozegh and that of twentieth.

Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Logos and Mystical Theology in Philo of Alexandria by David Winston (, Hardcover) at. The present collection of papers, written from tois published as a companion volume to the author's monograph Philo in Early Christian Literature: A Survey ().

The papers deal with various aspects of the process of reception that Philo received at the hands of the Church Fathers.To attempt an examination of Philo's mysticism as a whole lies quite outside the scope of this book.

All that can be dealt with--and this very fragmentarily and in-adequately--are certain points in the mysticism of his Logos idea which, by reason of their affinity with the Haggadah, are important to an understanding of Jewish mysticism.A contemporary of both Jesus and the apostle Paul, Philo was a prolific Jewish theologian, philosopher, and politician — a fascinating, somewhat enigmatic figure — who lived his entire life in Alexandria, Egypt.

His many books are important sources for our understanding of ancient Judaism, early Christianity, and the philosophical currents of that time. Reading Philo is an excellent.