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In quest of the historical Pharisees

Author: Jacob Neusner; Bruce Chilton
Publisher: Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This work sketches the many portraits of the Pharisees that emerge from ancient sources. Based upon the Gospels, the writings of Paul, Josephus, the Mishnah, the Tosefta, and archeology, the volume profiles the Pharisees and explores the relationship between the Pharisees and the Judaic religious system foreshadowed by the library of Qumran. A great virtue of this study is that no attempt is made to homogenize the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
In quest of the historical Pharisees.
Waco, Tex. : Baylor University Press, ©2007
(DLC) 2007001713
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacob Neusner; Bruce Chilton
ISBN: 9781602580299 1602580294 1280839694 9781280839696 9786610839698 6610839697
OCLC Number: 560588367
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 512 pages) : illustrations
Contents: First-century accounts --
The Pharisees in rabbinic Judaism --
The Pharisees in modern theology --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: edited by Jacob Neusner and Bruce D. Chilton.
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Sketches the many portraits of the Pharisees that emerge from ancient sources. Based on the Gospels, the writings of Paul, Josephus, the Mishnah, the Tosefta, and archeology, the volume profiles the  Read more...

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Whether as parents, foils, or both, the Pharisees have always been a focus of interest for anyone interested in the genesis of Christianity or of rabbinic Judaism. This volume allows serious readers Read more...

 
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