Contents Volume VIII, 1996



ARTICLES
J. Whittaker, The Terminology of the Rational Soul in the Writings of Philo of Alexandria 1
K. L. Gaca, Philo's Principles of Sexual Conduct and their Influence on Christian Platonist Sexual Principles 21
F. Strickert, Philo on the Cherubim 40
C. Carlier, Sur un Titre Latin du De Vita Contemplativa 58

SPECIAL SECTION: PHILO AND MYSTICISM
G. E. Sterling, Introductory Notice

73

D. Winston, Philo's Mysticism

74

B. E. Daley S. J., 'Bright Darkness' and Christian Transformation: Gregory of Nyssa on the Dynamics of Mystical Union

83

E. R. Wolfson, Traces of Philonic Doctrine in Medieval Jewish Mysticism: A Preliminary Note

99

INSTRUMENTA
J. R. Royse, Yonge's Collection of Fragments of Philo

107

BIBLIOGRAPHY SECTION
D. T. Runia, A. C. Geljon, J. P. Martín, R. Radice, K.-G. Sandelin, D. Satran, D. Zeller, Philo of Alexandria: an Annotated Bibliography 1993

122

Supplement: Provisional Bibliography 1994-96

143

REVIEW ARTICLE
D. Winston, Aristobulus: From Walter to Holladay

155

BOOK REVIEW SECTION
G. Dorival et al., La Bible d'Alexandrie. Les Nombres. Reviewed by Annewies van den Hoek

167

C. Dogniez, Bibliography of the Septuagint (1970-1993). Reviewed by David T. Runia

172

J. W. van Henten and P. W. van der Horst (edd.), Studies in Early Jewish Epigraphy. Reviewed by Gregory E. Sterling

174

C. Riedweg, Jüdisch-hellenistische Imitation eines orphischen Hieros Logos. R. Radice, La filosofia di Aristobulo e suoi nessi con il "De mundo" attribuito ad Aristotele. Reviewed by Nikolaus Walter

177

D. I. Brewer, Techniques and Assumptions in Jewish Exegesis before 70 CE. Reviewed by Francesca Calabi

185

J. Cohen, The Origins and Evolution of the Moses Nativity Story. Reviewed by Gregory E. Sterling

187

N. G. Cohen, Philo Judaeus: His Universe of Discourse. Reviewed by Ellen Birnbaum

189

J. Laporte, Théologie Liturgique de Philon d'Alexandrie et d'Origène. Reviewed by Michael S. Driscoll

196

B. Decharneux, L'ange, le devin et le prophète: chemins de la parole. Reviewed by David T. Runia

199

D. T. Runia, Philo and the Church Fathers: a Collection of Papers. Reviewed by John C. Cavadini

201

R. Sgarbi, Analisi linguistico-filologica dell'interpretazione armena della trattazione greca filoniana intorno all'altare, Problemi linguistici e di critica del testo nel  De vita contemplativa di Filone alla luce della versione armena. Reviewed by Abraham Terian

204

G. J. Warne, Hebrew Perspectives on the Human Person in the Hellenistic Era. Reviewed by David M. Hay

205

T. Seland, Establishment Violence in Philo and Luke. Reviewed by Richard I. Pervo

208

P. Borgen and S. Giversen (edd.), The New Testament and Hellenistic Judaism. Reviewed by David T. Runia

210

M. Hadas-Lebel, Flavius Josephus. Reviewed by Gregory E. Sterling

212

News and Notes

215

Notes on Contributors

219

Instructions to Contributors

222

 

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