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Philo in early Christian literature : a survey

Author: David T Runia
Publisher: Assen : Van Gorcum ; Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 1993.
Series: Compendia rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum., Section 3,, Jewish traditions in early Christian literature ;, v. 3.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Runia, David T.
Philo in early Christian literature.
Assen : Van Gorcum ; Minneapolis : Fortress Press, 1993
Named Person: Philo, of Alexandria.; Philon, d'Alexandrie.; Philo, of Alexandria.; Philo, of Alexandria
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David T Runia
ISBN: 0800628284 9780800628284 9023227131 9789023227137
OCLC Number: 28508231
Description: xv, 418 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part One: Introduction --
1. Philo Christianus --
How Philo became a church father honoris causa --
How Philo fared in later pagan tradition --
How Philo fared in later Jewish tradition --
How Philo's writings survived --
How Philo lost his status as honorary Church Father --
2. Introduction: Aim and purpose of the survey --
Aim, scope and method of this study --
Main themes in Philo --
3. The state of research: general perspectives --
Synoptic presentations --
Some general perspectives on our theme --
Work in progress and tools of research. Part Two: Philo in the East --
4. Philo and the New Testament --
A common background --
Paul --
The Epistle to the Hebrews --
The Gospel of John --
Results in Patristic perspective --
Two final examples --
5. The Apostolic Fathers --
Clement of Rome --
Ignatius of Antioch --
Epistle of Barnabas --
6. The apologists --
Aristides --
Justin Martyr --
Athenagoras --
Theophilus of Antioch --
Irenaeus --
7. Alexandria before Clement --
The beginnings of Christianity in Alexandria --
Early documents --
The Christian Gnostic teachers --
Second century documents --
Conclusion --
8. Clement of Alexandria --
The Alexandria catechetical school --
Foundations --
A recent study on the use of Philo in the Stomateis --
Other writings --
Other themes --
Clement's debt to Philo: an evaluative typology --
9. Origen --
From Alexandria to Palestine --
Foundations --
Biblical interpretation --
Exegetical themes --
Philosophical and theological themes --
Spiritual themes --
Origen, Philo, and Judaism --
10. In the Alexandrian tradition --
Ps. Justin Cohortatio ad Graecos --
The theology of Arius --
Athanasius --
Didymus the Blind --
Isidore of Pelusium --
Continuations --
11. Eusebius --
Eusebius in his context --
Historical works --
Apologetic and theological writings --
The subsequent history of the "Eusebian" Therapeutae --
Philo and the Eater controversies --
12. The Cappadocians and beyond --
Basil of Caesarea --
Gregory of Nazianzus --
Gregory of Nyssa --
Nemesius of Emesa --
Biblical interpretation in the 4th century --
Continuations. Part Three: Philo in the West --
13. Beginnings in the West --
East and West, Greek and Latin --
Tertullian --
Calcidius --
14. Ambrose of Milan --
Bishop and scholar --
Ambrose and Philo: extent of usage --
Ambrose and Philo: Quellenforschung --
Ambrose and Philo: appropriation and vigilance --
Remaining themes --
Philo in Milan --
15. Philo in other Latin authors --
Jerome --
Augustine --
continuations. Part Four: Epilogue --
16. Conclusions and prospects --
Philo in the church fathers --
Pointers to further research --
Philo Iudaeus inter Christianos --
Appendix: References to Philo in Christian literature.
Series Title: Compendia rerum Iudaicarum ad Novum Testamentum., Section 3,, Jewish traditions in early Christian literature ;, v. 3.
Responsibility: David T. Runia.


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