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Pharisees - Key facts
- strict laws and traditions
- known as the 'separated ones'
- political and religious rivals to the Sadducees
- mostly layman
- originated in 2nd century BCE
- followed the Hebrew bible as well as oral law 'traditions of the elders'
- around 6000 members
- mainly opponents to Jesus
- believed in life after death - resurrection, angels etc
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