Theology & Philosophy

Liberty and God’s Power in Philo and Josephus


The conference examined the combination of Greek philosophy and Jewish theology in Philo and Josephus, as well as Josephus's account of the Jews’ rebellion against the Romans.


Conference Readings

Josephus: The Life Against Apion. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926.

The Works of Philo [Complete and Unabridged]. Translated by C. C. Yonge. Peabody, Massachusetts: Hendrickson Publishers, 1993.

Josephus. Jewish Antiquities. Translated by H. St. J. Thackeray. Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 2001.

Josephus. The Jewish War. Edited by Mary E. Smallwood. Translated by G. A. Williamson. London: Penguin Classics, 1981.