Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality: Attitudes Towards Sexuality in the Writings of Philo and Josephus and in the Testaments of the Twelve Patriachs

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Wm. B. Eerdmans Publishing, Jul 6, 2011 - Religion - 476 pages
Philo, Josephus, and the Testaments on Sexuality is the fourth of five volumes by William Loader exploring attitudes toward sexuality in Judaism and Christianity during the Greco-Roman era.

In this volume Loader examines three substantial and historically important sets of documents the writings of Philo of Alexandria, the histories of Josephus, and the Testaments of the Twelve Patriarchs. For each set of writings, he provides an in-depth introduction, detailed analysis highlighting each writer s position on a broad range of matters pertaining to sexuality, and a summary conclusion.

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William Loader is professor emeritus of New Testament at Murdoch University, Perth, Western Australia. His other books include Sexuality and the Jesus Tradition and The Dead Sea Scrolls on Sexuality.

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