Love. And Science
Pharisees and Sadducees had important roles in the Land of Israel for about two centuries by the time our Lord talked about love.
They agreed on quite a bit. Maybe more than they realized. But they didn't see assorted political, social, and philosophical points the same way.
Pharisees didn't like Helenization, adopting at least some foreign ideas. Sadducees thought Helenization was a generally good idea.
But Sadducees thought the written Torah was divine authority's only source.
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