By Michael E. Stone
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Is blessed with numerous and varied sources. The problem is not how to fill in gaping blanks by the most reasonable in ference, although there are always gaps; instead, it is how the multiple, sur viving sources are to be evaluated and what picture of Judaism and Chris tian origins emerges from them and, moreover, what can be inferred from what they do not say. There were many groups, sects, and trends within Ju daism before the destruction of the Second Temple, such as Pharisees and Sadducees, Essenes and Zadokites.
Most notably in 4 Ezra and in Paul's epistles. See also the significant statement in Wis 2:24, which implies much more than the biblical form of the Adam story. The question of culpability, Eve's or Adam's, lies outside my direct purview here, but see note 84 below. 1 already observed this phenomenon briefly in 1996 in "The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Pseudepigrapha," 294 = Apocrypha, Pseudepigrapha and Armenian Studies, 1:39; and then in a n a 32 Adam and Enoch and the State of the World complementary distribution of these two ways of explaining the state of this world are weighty.
The terminology of animal sacrifice found later in the Pentateuch is first used of Noah's actions; see note 98 below. 35 Ancient Judaism Levi, through Amram, to Aaron. Literary works were associated with these priestly ancestors. Aramaic Levi Document and 16 Qahat Aramaic Levi Document (ALD) was composed in the third or very early sec ond century B . C . E . Seven copies of it have been found at Qumran, supple menting a fragmentary manuscript from the Cairo Geniza found in Oxford, Cambridge, and Manchester and some Greek extracts from Mount Athos.
Ancient Judaism: New Visions and Views by Michael E. Stone