Podcast 33: Jewish Groups (Historical Jesus 9)

Podcast 33: Jewish Groups (Historical Jesus 9)
Historical Jesus Class

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Historical Jesus 9: Jewish Groups

In order to understand Jesus, it helps to know what kinds of Jewish groups were around in his time.  In particular, four massively influential Jewish groups vied for influence among the people of Christ’s time: the Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, and Zealots.  Learn how Jesus compares and contrasts to these sects.  In addition, we need to consider four other groups, mentioned in the Gospels: the chief priests, Sanhedrin, scribes, and Samaritans.

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