This is a world religion with a credal base that began in the late 6th/early 5th century.
This religion began when a young rabbi accepted baptism from a member of the Essene brotherhood.
These are literary works thought to be roughly contemporary with Moses' legislation.
This was an ascetic community of Jews established to the north of the Dead Sea around the inflow of the Jordan River.
This was a movement named for the Greek term for knowledge.
This was a key component in the Arthurian legends and was mentioned often by Joseph Campbell as an illustration of how Westerners sought to learn things on their own.
This was a faith that transcended all social rules, while being classified as an ethnic religion for lack of a formal creed.
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