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By Jacob Neusner,Bruce Chilton

This paintings sketches the various images of the Pharisees that emerge from historic resources. dependent upon the Gospels, the writings of Paul, Josephus, the Mishnah, the Tosefta, and archeology, the amount profiles the Pharisees and explores the connection among the Pharisees and the Judaic spiritual procedure foreshadowed through the library of Qumran. a superb advantage of this examine is that no try out is made to homogenize the distinctive photographs or reconstruct a unique account of the Pharisees; as a substitute, by way of conscientiously contemplating the resources, the chapters enable varied photos of the Pharisees to face facet by means of side.

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