The Rise of the Jewish Sects
Lecture no. 5 from the course: The Dead Sea Scrolls
Taught by Professor Gary A. Rendsburg | 29 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
Gain insight into the appearance of Jewish sectarianism in late antiquity—focusing primarily on the Sadducees, Pharisees, Essenes, and Zealots—through the Jewish historian Josephus, along with the Jewish philosopher Philo, the authors of the New Testament books, the later rabbis, and even the Roman polymath Pliny the Elder.