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Philo Sessions at SBL Annual Meeting

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Sessions in the Philo of Alexandria Seminar at SBL Annual Meeting in San Fransisco upcoming November:

S20-135
Philo of Alexandria
Joint Session With: Philo of Alexandria, Hellenistic Judaism, Hellenistic Moral Philosophy and Early Christianity
9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
11/20/2011
Room TBD

Book Review: Maren R. Niehoff, Jewish Exegesis and Homeric Scholarship in Alexandria (Cambridge University Press, 2011)
Ellen Birnbaum, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Presiding (5 min)
Teresa Morgan, University of Oxford, Panelist (20 min)
John Collins, Yale University, Panelist (20 min)
Gregory Sterling, University of Notre Dame, Panelist (20 min)
Steven Fraade, Yale University, Panelist (20 min)
Break (10 min)
Maren Niehoff, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Respondent (20 min)
Discussion (35 min)

S21-139
Philo of Alexandria
9:00 AM to 11:45 AM
11/21/2011
Room TBD

Interpreting Philo’s De Confusione Linguarum (On the Confusion of Tongues)
Sarah Pearce, University of Southampton, Presiding
Ronald Cox, Pepperdine University
The Logos as Consolation Prize: Sample Commentary on Philo, De Confusione (20 min)
David Winston, Graduate Theological Union, Respondent (20 min)
Thomas Tobin, Loyola University of Chicago, Respondent (20 min)
Break (15 min)
Peter Martens, Saint Louis University
Origen’s Allegory of the Tower of Babel (20 min)
Phillip Sherman, Maryville College
Reading Philo Reading Babel: de Confusione Linguarum in light of Second Temple Interpretive Traditions (20 min)
Discussion (35 min)
Business Meeting (15 min)

S21-234
Philo of Alexandria
1:00 PM to 3:45 PM
11/21/2011
Room TBD

David Runia, University of Melbourne, Presiding
Abraham Terian, National Academy of Sciences / Armenia
FROM MONOLOGUE TO TRIALOGUE: DE PROVIDENTIA I–III AND THE CULMINATION OF PHILO’S APOLOGY FOR THE LAW (25 min)
Gabriele Cornelli, Universidade de Brasilia and Luiz Felipe Ribeiro, University of Toronto
Who needs a Philosophical Way of Life? Ancient Koinonía in the Therapeutae “Pythagorean Life”: notes from Iamblichus’ De Vita Pythagorica, Porphyry’s Vita Pythagorae, and Philo’s De Vita Contemplativa (25 min)
RENE BLOCH, Universität Bern – Université de Berne
Alexandria in Pharaonic Egypt: Projections in Vita Mosis (25 min)
Break (15 min)
Trent Rogers, Loyola University Chicago
Philo’s Universalization of Sinai in De Decalogo (25 min)
Brian C. Dennert, Loyola University of Chicago
The Exegetical Basis of Philo’s Exposition of the Sabbath Command in De Decalogo and De Specialibus Legibus (25 min)
M. Jason Reddoch, University of Cincinnati
Enigmatic Dreams and Onirocritical Skill in De Somniis 2 (25 min)


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