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By Jacob Neusner,Bruce Chilton

This paintings sketches the various snap shots of the Pharisees that emerge from historic resources. dependent upon the Gospels, the writings of Paul, Josephus, the Mishnah, the Tosefta, and archeology, the quantity profiles the Pharisees and explores the connection among the Pharisees and the Judaic spiritual approach foreshadowed through the library of Qumran. a very good advantage of this learn is that no try is made to homogenize the special photographs or reconstruct a novel account of the Pharisees; in its place, by means of conscientiously contemplating the resources, the chapters enable diverse images of the Pharisees to face aspect by means of side.

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