The Pharisees: The Sociological Background...

The Pharisees constituted a religious Order of singular influence in the history of civilization. Judaism, Christianity, and Mohammedanism all derive from this ancient Palestinian Society. This book uncovers the origins and fundamental aspects of Pharisees' faith from sociological point of view.

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THE PHARISEES. VOLUME IFRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageDedication PageTABLE OF CONTENTSFOREWORD TO THE FIRST EDITIONFOREWORD TO THE SECOND EDITIONFOREWORD TO THE THIRD EDITIONINTRODUCTORY NOTE TO THE THIRD EDITIONCHRONOLOGICAL TABLEI. INTRODUCTIONII. PALESTINE AND ITS DIVISIONSIII. SOME TYPICAL VARIATIONS OF CUSTOMIV. THE CUSTOMS OF JERICHOV. THE ORIGIN OF THE PHARISEES*VI. THE URBANITY OF THE PHARISEESVII. THE SOCIAL BACKGROUND OF THE PHARISAIC LEGISLATIONVIII. THE DOCTRINE OF THE RESURRECTION AND IMMORTALITY*IX. THE ANGELSX. THE SIMPLE LIFEXI. PROVIDENCE, DETERMINISM AND FREE WILLXII. THE PLEBEIAN PARADOXXIII. THE ORAL LAWXIV. REVERENCE FOR MAN*XV. THE PROPHETIC IDEAL OF EQUALITYXVI. THE ORIGIN OF THE PROPHETIC DOCTRINE OF PEACEXVII. THE DOCTRINE OF PEACE AND THE PROPHETIC MOVEMENTTHE PHARISEES. VOLUME IIFRONT MATTERTitle PageCopyright PageTABLE OF CONTENTS. VOLUME IIXVIII. THE IDEALS OF PEACE AND HUMAN EQUALITY DURING THE EXILEXIX. SOCIAL AND POLITICAL CONFLICT UNDER THE PERSIAN RULEXX. THE STRUGGLE AGAINST ASSIMILATION:XXI. HELLENISTS, HASIDEANS, AND PHARISEES.SUPPLEMENTI. THE UNIQUENESS OF PHARISAISMII. THE BACKGROUND OF THE SADDUCEAN VIEWSIII. THE ‘AM HA-AREZIV. THE ORIGIN OF THE SADDUCEES AND BOETHUSIANS AS SECTSV. THE SOCIOLOGICAL BASIS OF THE CONTROVERSIES WITHIN PHARISAISMAPPENDICES. NOTESABBREVIATIONSAPPENDIX AAPPENDIX BAPPENDIX CNOTESNOTES TO SUPPLEMENTBIBLIOGRAPHYINDICESINDEX TO PASSAGES CITEDINDEX TO SUBJECTS
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