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Rituals and Practice, the Modern Period

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Religion
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RLG100Y1
Professor
Andre Maintenay

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Rituals and Practice, the Modern Period
Reading: Ch. 2 “The Jewish Tradition,” pp. 101-128
October 11
th
, 2010.
Disposal of members of Jewish community into rest of the world, outside
homeland
Babylonian civilization was agricultural, where Jews developed other
skills/occupations than in Judah
Beginning of synagogue, reflecting on stories, praying
See language Armec replacing Hebrew, where Hebrew used more for r ituals
Messianism - Yearning for messiah figure to deliver community from prevails
outside of homeland
Apocalypticism – anticipating end of the world as being something close by,
triggered of how the community experience being displaced from homeland
Years 528 – return to Jewish community
However many of Jewish community have no set roots in Babylon – origin of
Jewish
Narratives need to be collected and committed to writing because at this moment
Jews see how vulnerable community is and how easily heritage can be lost
Canonization – establishment of off icial scripture in which many members
contribute their recollections/understanding of history and eventually community
will sort through and consider official/marginal
They build temple and certain kind of cultural context known as 2
nd
temple
Judaism
Major event: conquest by Alexander – Israel conquered by Greeks
Inf luence of Greek culture lead to evolution of several sects within Judaism
Samaritans – decedents of northern kingdom who evolved distinctive identity by
Greek period, continued animal sacrifice and revered only f irst 5 books of bible
and rejected prophets/writings
Essenes – cloistered group that produced vast manuscript library discovered in
1947 which yielded dead sea scrolls. Lived together in preparation for mess iahs
coming and were very concerned of corruption of society. They fasted, washed
themselves in prescribed ceremonial manner, Sabbath, practiced non-violence and
had very strong belief in apocalypticism
Sadducees – represented upper stratum of Jewish society, aristocrats and priestly
families (religious and civil elite), relatively open to cultural innovation, open to
Greek inf luence, used Greek words, named children Greek names
Pharisees – represent middle class, rabbis, teachers, revered torah and oral torah,
studios scriptural work, stay in synagogue talking about fine points in scripture,
had apocalyptic vision
Zealots – revolutionaries refused to live under Roman occupation, their revolt in
year 66 CE that was brut ally crushed by Romans after 4 year siege of
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Rituals and Practice, the Modern Period Reading: Ch. 2 The Jewish Tradition, pp. 101-128 th October 11 , 2010. Disposal of members of Jewish community into rest of the world, outside homeland Babylonian civilization was agricultural, where Jews developed other skillsoccupations than in Judah Beginning of synagogue, reflecting on stories, praying See language Armec replacing Hebrew, where Hebrew used more for rituals Messianism - Yearning for messiah figure to deliver community from prevails outside of homeland Apocalypticism anticipating end of the world as being something close by, triggered of how the community experience being displaced from homeland Years 528 return to Jewish community However many of Jewish community have no set roots in Babylon origin of Jewish Narratives need to be collected and committed to writing because at this moment Jews see how vulnerable community is and how easily heritage can be lost Canonization establishment of official scripture in which many members contribute their recollectionsunderstanding of history and eventually community will sort through and consider officialmarginal nd They build temple and certain kind o
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