The stranger within your gates : converts and conversion in rabbinic literature (Book, 1994) [WorldCat.org]
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The stranger within your gates : converts and conversion in rabbinic literature

Author: Gary G Porton
Publisher: Chicago : Univ. of Chicago Press, 1994.
Series: Chicago studies in the history of Judaism.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Analyzes references to converts to the Rabbinic faith in the corpus of Rabbinic literature. The intellectual dilemma in discussions of marriage, religious practice and inheritance of property are  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Gary G Porton
ISBN: 0226675866 9780226675862
OCLC Number: 924914112
Description: xiii, 410 s. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface Abbreviations Transliterations 1: Problem and Method 2: Converts and Conversion in Mishnah 3: Converts and Conversion in Tosefta 4: Converts and Conversion in the Early Midrashic Texts 5: Converts and Conversion in the Palestinian Talmud 6: Converts and Conversion in the Babylonian Talmud 7: The Conversion Ritual 8: Marriages between Converts and Israelites 9: Converts as Newborn Children 10: Converts and the Israelite Way of Life 11: The Stranger within Your Gates Notes Bibliography Index of Biblical Citations Index of Rabbinic Literature Citations Index of Rabbis Index of Scholars Index of Topics
Series Title: Chicago studies in the history of Judaism.
Responsibility: Gary G. Porton.

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