The Pharisees: Preservers of Judaism

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Gefen Publishing House Ltd, 2001 - Religion - 424 pages
After two thousand years of gross misunderstanding and misrepresentation, Hyman rescues the good name of the Pharisees from a polemical and tarnished imagery. The Pharisees were in fact common people who fought to preserve Judaism following the destruction of the Second Temple and the tragic loss of Jewish national life in the Land of Israel.

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Contents

Chapter II
5
Chapter VIII
60
Chapter IX
70
Chapter X
83
Chapter XI
103
Chapter XII
118
Chapter XIII
137
Chapter XIV
144
Chapter XXV
237
Chapter XXVI
254
Chapter XXVII
273
Chapter XXVIII
285
Chapter XXIX
295
Chapter XXX
301
Chapter XXXI
312
Chapter XXXII
335

Chapter XV
155
Chapter XVI
164
Chapter XVII
170
Chapter XVIII
177
Chapter XIX
182
Chapter XX
187
Chapter XXI
197
Chapter XXII
203
Chapter XXIII
220
Chapter XXIV
227
Chapter XXXIII
345
Chapter XXXIV
360
Chapter XXXV
368
Chapter XXXVI
402
Chapter XXXVII
409
Chapter XXXVIII
416
Chapter XXXIX
420
Chapter XL
423
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