By Kenneth Schenck

This is a compact creation to the paintings of Philo (c. 20 BCE-50 CE), the $64000 Jewish philosopher and scriptural interpreter. Kenneth Schenck presents a advisor for realizing Philo's advanced works, a roadmap for themes and contents of Philo's writings, and an outline of up to date examine so scholars can simply locate their methods into Philo study.

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2; Spec. 1 . 6 five , three 1 five - 1 eight . Proselytism: c f Mos. 1. 147; Spec. 1. 51-52, three 1 zero ; Praem. 152; Legat. 2 1 1 ; QE2. 2. cause, Divine. See emblems, Repentance: (a) on highway to perfection (Abr 1 7 - 2 6 ) ; (b) cfi Leg. three. 213; Fug. 157-60; Spec. 1. 102-3, 187; Praem. 1 five - 1 6 . Sabbath: (a) days of educating within the "ancestral philosophy" (Mos. 2 . 2 1 five - 1 6 ; sticker nine 7 - 1 zero 1 ; Spec. 2. sixty two; Legat 156); (b) cfi Somn. 2 . 1 2 three ; Mos. 1. 205-7; 2 . 2 1 - 2 2 ; 7 zero , 2 zero nine - 2 zero , 2 6 three - 6 nine ; sticker nine 6 - 1 zero five ; Spec. 2 . 6 five - 7 zero ; Contempl three zero - three three ; Prob. eight 1 ; Hypoth. 7 . 1 zero - 2 zero . See additionally Synagogue. Sacrifices: (a) applicable reason valuable (Plant 108, 164; Mos. 2 . 1 zero 6 - eight , 162, 2 7 nine ; Spec. 1. 215); (b) lead to immortality—even if no sufferer is introduced 134 ABriefGuidetoPhilo {Mos. 2 . 1 zero 6 - eight , 162); (c) reasons: supply thank you for benefits or ask for pardon and forgiveness {Spec. 1. sixty seven, 195, 2 eight three - eight four ) ; (d) while provided: day-by-day sacrifice—one lamb at sunrise, one at nightfall {Spec. 1. 169, 171); day-by-day for the emperor {Legat. 157); (e) 3 varieties {Spec. 1. 194-97): entire burnt providing {Spec. 1. 196, 1 nine eight - 2 1 1 ) ; overall healthiness or protection delivering {Spec. 1. 196, 2 1 2 - 2 five ) ; sin providing, for remission of sins {Spec. 1 . 1 nine zero , 1 nine 6 , 2 2 6 - three three ) ; ( zero animals (three kinds—ox, sheep, goat): Spec. 1. 162-93; 2 . three five ; (g) c f Spec. 1. 168, one hundred ninety, 2 7 1 , 2 7 7 , 2 eight 7 , 2 nine zero ; 2 . three five ; Legat. 156. self-discipline: (a) {enkrateia) rewarded by means of power and healthiness {Legat. 14); lack {akrasia) ends up in ailment and illness, virtually dying; (b) c f Leg. 1. sixty nine; Somn. 1. 124; Contempl. three four . Senses {aisthesis): (a) useful, in all probability useful {Leg. 2 . five ; Congr. 2 1 , nine 6 ; Fug. four five ) , yet susceptible to mistakes {los. 1 four 2 ; Legat. 2 ) ; neither sturdy nor undesirable {Leg. ? >. G7)\ (b) tools o f excitement {Abr. 147); c f Opif. 139; Leg 1. 24, three nine ; Congr. 2 1 ; sticker 147; (c) 5: sight, the simplest, noblest o f the senses {Opif. fifty three, one hundred twenty; Deus four five ; Fug 2 zero eight ; Abr. five 7 ; Mos. 1. 124; Contempl 10), so much heavily linked to the soul {Abr. 1 five zero - five nine ) ; listening to, not so good as sight yet hyperlink with philosophy {Abr. one hundred fifty, 160); 3 so much animal—taste, scent, and contact {Abr. 149, 160); See additionally Allegory o f the Soul. intercourse: (a) just for procreation {los. four three ; Mos. 1. 28; 2 . 6 eight - 6 nine ; Spec. three . three four - three 6 ; Praem. 108); (b) crisis to the soul s purity and skill to prophesy {Mos. 2. 69); (c) Jewish women and men mate as virgins {los. four three ; c f Spec. three. sixty five; (d) illicit intercourse: adultery {Spec. three . eight - 1 1 ) ; with moms {Spec. three . 1 2 - 1 nine ) ; with stepmothers {Spec. three . 2 zero - 2 1 ) ; with sisters {Spec. three . 2 2 - 2 five ) ; different kinfolk {Spec. three . 2 6 - 2 eight ) ; bestiality {Spec. three . four three - four five ) ; prostitution {Spec. three. 51). See additionally H o m o s e x u a l intercourse, Pederasty. Sin: (a) planned sin the root o f culpability {Decal 141); (b) culpable for accidental sins? {Leg. 1. 35; c f Spec. 1. 238); diversified sacrificial atonement for voluntary and involuntary sin {Spec. 1. 227); simple contrast: put up. 1 1 ; Deus 128, 134; Agr. 1 7 6 - eight zero ; Spec. 2. 196; QG'4.

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