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Jesus: Experience vs. Text TODO: Flesh this out 
17th-Aug-2011 01:31 am
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The Sadducees believed in total textual authority of the original Torah. The Pharisees added the history of law decisions. It would make sense to see Jesus as a rebel advocating for non-textual authority through direct experience. Insofar as the gospels quote him citing scripture, it's because he was arguing with people who insisted that the only truth was in the book.
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