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A well-known chapter toward the end of the Talmud’s Tractate Sanhedrin offers a long list of categories of people who have no part in the world-to-come. One of these categories is of those individuals who claim that the Torah is not of divine origin ‏(Mishnah, Tractate Sanhedrin 10:1‏). This Mishnah reflects one of the later ideological phases involving the dispute over the sources of the Torah...