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Jesus’ Religion. Or- How come Jesus wasn’t Catholic?. Judaism. Jesus was Jewish Prayer was the central component of many families’ lives. Morning, Evening, Before and After Eating Three Major Holidays Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles People worshiped at the temple

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Jesus religion

Jesus’ Religion

Or- How come Jesus wasn’t Catholic?


Judaism

Judaism

  • Jesus was Jewish

  • Prayer was the central component of many families’ lives.

    • Morning, Evening, Before and After Eating

  • Three Major Holidays

    • Passover, Pentecost, Tabernacles

  • People worshiped at the temple

  • Saturdays were a strict day of rest


Religious groups

Religious Groups

Pharisees

Sadducees

  • Middle Class Jewish men

  • Loved the Torah

  • Interpreted Jewish Law very strictly

  • Jesus sometimes criticized these men for being overly concerned with following the letter of the law rather than the spirit of the law.

  • Kept the Jewish faith alive after Jerusalem was destroyed in AD 70

  • Wealthy, powerful political leaders

  • Many were priests

ZEALOTS

  • Freedom Fighters who wanted to overthrow Rome

ESSENES

  • Devout men who withdrew to the wilderness in order to live a pure life

  • Generally unhappy with the was Jewish faith was lived in the cities


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