God s Acting Man s Acting Tradition and Philosophy in Philo of Alexandria The topic tackled in this book is Philo s account of the complex double sided nature of God s acting the two sided coin of God as transcendent yet immanent unknowable yet revealed immobile yet crea

  • Title: God's Acting, Man's Acting: Tradition and Philosophy in Philo of Alexandria
  • Author: Francesca Calabi
  • ISBN: 9789047431602
  • Page: 492
  • Format: ebook
  • The topic tackled in this book is Philo s account of the complex, double sided nature of God s acting the two sided coin of God as transcendent yet immanent, unknowable yet revealed, immobile yet creating and also the two sides of acting in humans who, in an attempt to imitate God, both contemplate and produce In both contexts, divine and human, Philo considers thatThe topic tackled in this book is Philo s account of the complex, double sided nature of God s acting the two sided coin of God as transcendent yet immanent, unknowable yet revealed, immobile yet creating and also the two sides of acting in humans who, in an attempt to imitate God, both contemplate and produce In both contexts, divine and human, Philo considers that it would not be proper to give precedence to either side the result would be barren God s acting and man s acting are at the same time both speculative and practical, and it is precisely out of this co presence that the order of the world unfolds Philo considers this two sided condition as a source of complexity and fertility Francesca Calabi argues that, far from being an irresolvable contradiction, Philo s two fold vision is the key to understanding his works It constitutes a richness that rejects reduction to apparently incompatible forms and aspects.

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