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a Jewish sect that recognizes only the Hebrew Scriptures as the source of divinely inspired legislation and denies the authority of the postbiblical tradition of the Talmud

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Karaite Judaism and Historical Understanding (Studies in Comparative Religion).
Additionally, one may raise the question whether some of the rituals cited in this book derive from Egyptian Islamic culture and have been assimilated into Karaite Judaism.
32) Much useful material about Karaites and Karaism can be found in Karaite Judaism.
Karaite Judaism is a split from normative, or Rabbinic, Judaism that apparently formed several centuries after the destruction of the Second Temple.
After a year of study, 10 adults and four minors -- from locations as far afield as the Czech Republic, Australia and Canada -- swore fealty to Karaite Judaism.