Vorstellungen von der Gegenwart Gottes bei Philo von Alexandrien

Translated title of the contribution: Concepts of the presence of God in Philo of Alexandria

Jutta Leonhardt-Balzer

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Abstract

For Philo, the logos concept is one of the most important tools to express God's presence on earth. To see God is impossible on the human part, but the Logos bridges the gap from God's side. Jewish motifs, e.g. the high priest, pilgrimage, the Temple are used as metaphors of God's presence and translated into Hellenistic philosophy.
Original languageGerman
Title of host publicationDas Geheimnis der Gegenwart Gottes
Subtitle of host publicationZur Schechina-Vorstellung in Judentum und Christentum
EditorsBernd Janowski, Enno Edzard Popkes
Place of PublicationTübingen
PublisherMohr Siebeck
Pages103-118
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9783161529917
Publication statusPublished - 2014

Publication series

NameWissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament
PublisherMohr Siebeck
Volume318
ISSN (Print)0512-1604

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    Leonhardt-Balzer, J. (2014). Vorstellungen von der Gegenwart Gottes bei Philo von Alexandrien. In B. Janowski, & E. E. Popkes (Eds.), Das Geheimnis der Gegenwart Gottes: Zur Schechina-Vorstellung in Judentum und Christentum (pp. 103-118). (Wissenschaftliche Untersuchungen zum Neuen Testament; Vol. 318). Mohr Siebeck.