Pharisees and Sadducees -- Which One is Which?
"I'm sure you've heard both Pharisees and Sadducees in the Bible... And if you're like me, you wondered, 'Which one is which?'" There were three major religious sects in Jesus' time. The two main groups were the Pharisees and Sadducees. The Pharisees were the larger group, more associated with the general public. Though they held the minority of seats on the Sanhedrin council, they held the favor of the common class citizens. The Sadducees were fewer in number, the more elite