Gamaliel


Gamaliel

: "This article is about Gamaliel the Elder. For other individuals and uses see Gamaliel (disambiguation)

Gamaliel the Elder (gəmā'lēəl), or Rabbi Gamaliel I, was a leading authority in the Sanhedrin in the mid first century. He was the grandson of the great Jewish teacher Hillel the Elder, and died twenty years before the destruction of the second temple in Jerusalem. He fathered a son, whom he called Simeon, after his father's nameThe Jewish Encyclopedia article on [http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?letter=G&artid=51 Gamliel I] by Solomon Schechter and Wilhelm Bacher.] , and a daughter, whose daughter ("i.e.", Gamaliel's granddaughter) married a priest named Simon ben Nathanael ["'Abodah Zarah" 3:10] . The name "Gamaliel" is the Greek form of the Hebrew name meaning "reward of God".

In the Christian tradition, Gamaliel is celebrated as a Pharisee doctor of Jewish Law, who was the teacher of Paul the Apostle"Gamaliel." "Catholic Encyclopedia." http://www.newadvent.org/cathen/06374b.htm] ; the author of the Book of Acts portrays Gamaliel with great respect [] .

The Book of Acts later goes on to describe Paul of Tarsus recounting that he was "educated at the feet of Gamaliel" about Jewish religious law []

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* [http://www.jewishencyclopedia.com/view.jsp?artid=51&letter=G&search=gamaliel The Jewish Encyclopedia on Gamaliel I]
* [http://academic.brooklyn.cuny.edu/economic/friedman/sanhedrin.htm Perspectives on Transformational Leadership in the Sanhedrin of Ancient Judaism]


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