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The State of Research General Perspectives

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The first and still most comprehensive general account of Philo Christianus's influence on the Christian tradition is to be found in the monograph entitled Philo von Alexandria als Ausleger des alten Testaments an sich selbst und nach seinem geschichtlichen Einfluss betrachtet, published by the Gymnasium professor and chaplain C. Siegfried in 1875. Siegfried's reference to the controversialist atmosphere surrounding Philo is most interesting. He wishes to read Philo from a historical perspective, and is not interested in disputes between Protestants and Catholics. A different situation is encountered when we turn to works that focus on the beginnings of Christian philosophy, theology and dogma. In this chapter, a brief survey is given of some studies in this area which have paid particular attention to the role of Philo. At the present time, there are few projects of any extended scope being undertaken on the subject of Philo in early Christian literature.

Keywords: C. Siegfried; early Christian literature; Philo Christianus

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