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By Michael F. Bird

What used to be the level and nature of Jewish proselytizing task among nonJews in Palestine and the Greco Roman diaspora best as much as and through the beginnings of the Christian period? used to be there a transparent missional course? How did moment Temple Judaism recruit converts and achieve sympathizers? This booklet strives to handle those questions, representing an replace of the dialogue whereas additionally breaking new flooring. A "source publication" of key texts is equipped on the finish.

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