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Unformatted text preview: o Gradually becomes more sinister, against God History: o 168 BCE: Seleucid Ruler and Syrian King Antiochus goes against Jews by banning circumcision Jewish priest Mattathius kills Jew who bows to Antiochus o Who were the Essenes? Wore only white Completely celibate Lived in caves Believed only they were Gods chosen Jews Create new identity o Apocrypha: hidden things o : false writings...
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This note was uploaded on 06/01/2011 for the course RELI 125 taught by Professor Styers during the Fall '10 term at UNC.
- Fall '10