Pharisees and Sadducees
Lecture no. 13 from the course: The Holy Land Revealed
Taught by Professor Jodi Magness | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
By the mid-2nd century B.C.E., various Jewish sects had established themselves. Here, compare and contrast two of the most dominant of these sects: the Pharisees and the Sadducees. What parts of society did they represent? What were their views on religious innovation and free will? With which group did Jesus probably debate?