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c. 2000 Religion News Service SHERBORN, Mass. _ Jesus was Jewish. No surprises there. But he may also have been trained as a Pharisee, part of the very group portrayed in the Christian gospels as a byword for religious hypocrisy. And some of Jesus’ teachings were not as revolutionary as they appeared: contemporary rabbis taught […]