Proximity to power and Jewish sectarian groups of the ancient period : a review of lifestyle, values, and halakhah in the Pharisees, Sadducees, Essenes, and Qumran /

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Main Author: Newman, Hillel.
Other Authors: Ludlam, Ruth M.
Format: Book Electronic
Published:Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2006.
Series:Brill reference library of Judaism ; v. 25.
Online Access:EBSCO eBook Subscription Academic Collection. Access for Greenville College users.
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Table of Contents:
  • ""CONTENTS""; ""INTRODUCTION""; ""LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS AND SOURCES""; ""CHAPTER ONE TERMINOLOGY AND METHODOLOGY""; ""1.1 Terminology""; ""1.2 Methodology""; ""CHAPTER TWO JEWISH GROUPS1 IN THE HASMONEAN PERIOD AND THEIR PROXIMITY TO THE REGIME""; ""2.1 Introduction""; ""2.2 The Pharisees""; ""2.3 The Sadducees""; ""2.4 The Essenes""; ""2.5 The Qumran Group""; ""2.6 The Distinction between Groups According to Involvement in the Center""; ""CHAPTER THREE SECEDING GROUPS AND DISSENTING GROUPS: LIFESTYLE""; ""3.1 Communal Eating as a Sectarian Feature"" ""3.2 Clothing110 as a Sectarian Characteristic""""3.3 The Family as a Sectarian Characteristic""; ""Conclusions: Seceding Groups and Dissenting Groups on Family Life""; ""CHAPTER FOUR SECEDING GROUPS AND DISSENTING GROUPS: HALAKHIC SYSTEM""; ""4.1 The Place of Halakhah in the Lives of the Jewish Groups""; ""4.2 The Halakhic System of the Dissenting Groups ""; ""4.3 The Halakhic System of the Seceding Groups""; ""CHAPTER FIVE SECEDING GROUPS AND DISSENTING GROUPS: THEOLOGY AND IDEOLOGY""; ""5.1. Theological and Ideological Characteristics in Research"" ""5.2. The Importance of Continuing Prophecy in a Groupâ€?s Leadership""""5.3. Prophetic Ability in the Lives of the Seceding Groups""; ""5.4. The Prophetic Aspect among the Dissenting Groups""; ""5.5. Continuing Prophecy among the Jewish Groups""; ""5.6. The Status of Earthly Life in the Spiritual System""; ""CONCLUSIONS""; ""BIBLIOGRAPHY""; ""INDEX OF ANCIENT SOURCES""