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Fourth Ezra and the Tragedy of the Evil Heart: We return to Fourth Ezra and Second Baruch, and how these books, written in the wake of the destruction of the Second Temple, deal with a belief in an "evil heart" inherited from Adam. Why are they so pessimistic? Listen to find out!

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As we continue our series on the idea of an “evil inclination” in Second Temple literature, we return to Fourth Ezra (4 Ezra/2 Esdras) and Second Baruch, and how these books, written in the wake of the destruction of the Second Temple, deal with a belief in an “evil heart” …
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