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land of the body: studies in Philo"s representation of Egypt

Sarah Judith Katharine Pearce

land of the body: studies in Philo"s representation of Egypt

by Sarah Judith Katharine Pearce

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Published by Mohr Siebeck GmbH & Co. KG in T ubingen .
Written in English

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    SeriesWissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament -- 208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21611807M
    ISBN 109783161492501

    Ancient interpreters debated the identify of Moses’ Kushite wife and the nature of Miriam and Aaron’s complaint. Philo allegorizes her as an eye’s perfect focus, reflecting Moses’ direct perception of God. Reading this together with Philo’s allegorical understanding of Zipporah as a “bird” with direct access to heaven highlights the greatness of Moses’ wife as the fourth. It is by the Septuagint called Exodus, from whom we have the name of Exodus, which signifies "a going out"; see Luke , because it treats of the going of the children of Israel out of Egypt; and hence in the Alexandrian copy it is called the Exodus of Egypt; and so the Syriac version entitles it the second book of the law, called "the going.

    As a member, you'll also get unlimited access to o lessons in math, English, science, history, and more. Plus, get practice tests, quizzes, and . Book Description. The phenomenon of pain presents problems and puzzles for philosophers who want to understand its nature. Though pain might seem simple, there has been disagreement since Aristotle about whether pain is an emotion, sensation, perception, or disturbed state of the body.

    The Nile Delta of Egypt, irrigated by the Nile River and its many distributaries, is some of the richest farm land in the world and home to over half of Egypt's population. The capital city of Cairo lies at the apex of the delta in the lower left. To the west of the river and near the delta apex one can see the three large pyramids and sphinx. She is the author of The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo's Representation of Egypt. James Aitken was Research Fellow of the AHRC Parkes Institute Greek Bible in the Graeco-Roman World Project and is currently Teaching Fellow in Hebrew and Aramaic at Cambridge University. He is the author of The Semantics of Blessing and Cursing in Ancient.


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However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study. The specific requirements or preferences of your reviewing publisher, classroom teacher, institution or organization should. In chapter 3 (‘Egypt, Land of the Body’) Pearce deals with Philo’s interpretation of the Egypt of the Pentateuch, with a focus on his allegorization of Egypt as the world of the senses, the body, the prison of the immortal soul, the ‘place’ that has to be left behind in a spiritual exodus if one wants to achieve one’s highest : van der Horst, W Pieter.

The land of the body: studies in Philo's reperesentation of Egypt. [Sarah Pearce] -- This book presents the first extended study of the representation of Egypt in the writings of Philo. Download Citation | The Land of the Body: Studies in Philos Representation of Egypt (review) | Philo of Alexandria (c.

20 BCE–c. 50 CE) has. The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo's Representation of Egypt, by Sarah J. Pearce. Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament Tübingen: Mohr Siebeck, pp. $ Philo of Alexandria (c. 20 BCE-c.

50 CE) has left us an extensive oeuvre that has been passed down in good condition. Review of Sarah Pierce, The Land of the Body: Studies of Philo's Representation of Egypt. So it is a splendid theme that Sarah Pearce has chosen.

Many facets of Philo’s oeuvre are treated [End Page ] in her book, with the focus on Philo’s view of Egypt and the Egyptians. The author displays comprehensive knowledge of the scholarly literature on Philo and many related : A.

Bos. This book presents the first extended study of the representation of Egypt in the writings of Philo of Alexandria. Philo is a crucial witness, not only to the experiences of the Jews of Alexandria, but to the world of early Roman Egypt in : Sarah Pearce. She is the author of "The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo's Represe author of "The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo's Representation of Egypt."James Aitken was Research Fellow of the Aentation of Egypt."James Aitken was Research Fellow of the AHRC Parkes Institute Greek Bible in the Graeco-Roman World PHRC Parkes Institute Greek Bible in.

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As examples of the latter he gives Moses' prophecies (a) of the destruction of the Egyptians (), (b) of the manna (), (c) of the slaughter of the idolaters () and (d) the destruction of Korah and his companions ().

The treatise ends with a few sections about the end of Moses. Securing the coffin, Isis returned to Egypt. The Resurrection of Osiris. While Isis retrieved her son, Set found the coffin and tore the body of Osiris to pieces. Some scholars sugg other cite 16 pieces. Isis again traveled the land of Egypt, collecting the body parts yet burying copies of each part in different cities to confuse her.

This book presents the first extended study of the representation of Egypt in the writings of Philo of Alexandria. Philo is a crucial witness, not only to. The Numen Book Series publishes scholarly monographs and edited volumes on the historical, comparative, and cross-cultural study of religions throughout the world, from antiquity to the present.

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A review and rebuttal of “Philo’s Trinity” by R. Euresti. By Moses Flores Recently a new work advocating the Modalist/Sabellian/Oneness view of God has been released entitled “Philo’s Trinity”.

The author, a pastor professing studies in systematic theology, wrote this book as an attempt to prove that the “concept of the Trinity is blatantly pagan. [1] ”. Sarah Pearce is Senior Lecturer in History, University of Southampton and was Codirector of the AHRC Parkes Greek Bible in the Graeco-Roman World Project.

She is the author of The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo's Representation of Egypt. James Aitken was Research Fellow of the AHRC Parkes Institute Greek Bible in Format: Hardcover. This analysis of Egyptian representation leads to a consideration of the phallic body and the problem of multiplicity in Egyptian religion, two nets of Egyptian discourse that, though integrated into the writing system itself, reach toward broader Egyptian discourses of gender, subjectivity, piety, and by: 9.

Sarah Pearce is Senior Lecturer in History, University of Southampton and was Codirector of the AHRC Parkes Greek Bible in the Graeco-Roman World Project. She is the author of The Land of the Body: Studies in Philo's Representation of Egypt. Studies in Hellensitic Judaism Vol XXII.

Edited by David T. Runia and Gregory E. Sterling Society of Biblical Literature, Atlanta pages. As always, there are a lot of good articles on Philo, as well as some extensive book reviews, and a Bibliography of Philonic Studies The complete list of contents of this volume runs like.

Under his guidance and leadership, the Hebrews were able to leave the land of Egypt — the Exodus — and journey to new territory, where they were to make their home. The Exodus from the land of Egypt, usually dated as B.C., marked the turning point in the history of the Hebrew people and enabled them to become a separate nation.CliffsNotes is the original (and most widely imitated) study guide.

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