Sadducee


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a member of an ancient Jewish sect around the time of Jesus

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Some believe that it finds its roots in the Sadducees, others name BeneiSedeq as the origin.
London, March 19 (ANI): An academic from Jerusalem has claimed that the Dead Sea Scrolls were the work of the Sadducees, a class of Jewish priests dating back to the time of King Solomon.
11) A period during which the Sadducee movement may have completely disintegrated.
We must at the same time think of Sadducees and Pharisees and Jesus.
The Sadducee leaders opposed Jesus and the early Christians, and the Pharisees joined in once the antinomian views of Paul became mainstream within the church.
Hyrcanus had become a Sadducee in spirit -- upper-class, conservative, worldly, agnostic, and urbane.
Since all the priests claimed descent from Aaron, and the leading Sadducee, the High Priest, held Aaron's office, we would expect that this party would make every attempt to glorify their presumed progenitor.
The term Sadducee, on the other hand, is hardly perjorative.
In fact, a Christian Sadducee would be a kind of oxymoron.
2) The Pharisee-Sadducee traditions, which contain materials citing the Sadducees or the Boethusians.
The recording of the oral law in the Mishnah was unsuccessfully opposed by the Sadducees as desecrating the Torah.
So Jesus reframed the lesson by reminding them of their previous experiences of collecting the leftovers after miraculously feeding crowds of thousands, leading the disciples to understand that He was cautioning them about the teachings of the Pharisees and Sadducees (Mt 16:11-12).
Utilizing writings of Josephus, Philo, Pliny, the Scrolls, New Testament texts, and some Rabbinic texts, he presents an overview of the names and identities of Essenes, Sadducees, and Pharisees.
The Pharisees and Sadducees may have accused Jesus of being full of hot air in his own time, but now that statement has taken on a new, and much more literal, meaning.
There are also minor errors such as confusing da-at (knowledge) with dat (religion) and describing Sadducees and Karaites as heretics (22-23).