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Sects

Sects for Bible
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Hebrews
Aramaic-speaking, they do Jewish practices, not sophisticated
Hellenists
Greek-speaking, sophisticated, Greek philosophical background
Pharisees
Scholars, leaders, lawyers of torah
Sadducees
leaders, found only in Jerusalem, no belief in afterlife
Samaritans
Mix, worshiped Yahweh, despised by Jews
God-Fearers
Gentiles who believed but didn't act like Jews
Proselytes
Gentiles who acted like Jews, mostly women
Zealots
Hate Rome, wanted a king like David
Essenes
Died out because they never married