Sadducee


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Sadducee

Judaism a member of an ancient Jewish sect that was opposed to the Pharisees, denying the resurrection of the dead, the existence of angels, and the validity of oral tradition
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In favour is the lack of appeal to legal tradition, certain halakhic disputes between Pharisees and Sadducees (Zadokites?
The Sadducees especially rejected the equal status of this oral tradition, according to Josephus, and appealed only to the wording of the written Torah, although in daily life even they observed those traditions without which a life according to the Torah would not have been possible.
Here was a highly charged point of conflict, for the Pharisaic legal teaching was often significantly different from that of the Sadducees.
In that period it is clear there was no prophecy (except perhaps Daniel), and whatever the disputes among the Pharisees, Sadducees, and Essenes, the final consolidation of what we now call normative (that is, retrospectively sanctifying one school among various ones) "Judaism," as we know it today, did not arise until after the fall of the Second Temple at approximately the same time Jewish Christianity was fast becoming Christianity alone.
Some believe that it finds its roots in the Sadducees, others name BeneiSedeq as the origin.
11) A period during which the Sadducee movement may have completely disintegrated.
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.
Repeated in the books of Luke, Mark, and Matthew, the story of the Sadducees involves a debate with Jesus on the matter of resurrection.
Cotton Mather called Calef "a very wicked sort of Sadducee.
Their topics include Karaite and Sadducee inheritance law in light of Yefet ben Eli's commentary on Genesis 36, a look at women's lives in Cairo Geniza society, the "custom of the merchants" in Gaonic jurisprudence in Maimonides' Mishneh Torah, the Sephardic courtier tradition revisited, two Judeo-Arabic translations of the Scroll of Antiochus from GhardaAa in Algeria, and secular trends and traditions: post-immigration debates and practices among Yemeni Jews.
The Sadducee High Priest, appointed by the Romans, was assassinated by the Zealots in the mid-50s, and a major terrorist campaign was launched against the Sadducees who had aligned themselves with Rome.
37) If the tradition behind the Fourth Gospel stemmed from someone who was himself a Sadducee or was closely associated with the Sadducees, he would be unwilling to use the party-description of opponents of Jesus, since this would portray `Sadducees' as undifferentiated in their opposition to Jesus.