Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Eric Chaim Kline, Bookseller

Proselytism in the Talmudic Period

Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 1939. First edition. Hardcover. 8vo. xviii, 310pp. Original gray cloth with gold lettering and Hebrew Union College emblem on spine. Early 20th century work of academic scholarship by a Reform rabbi on converts to Judaism in the classical period. Mostly focuses on rabbinic literature, but also contains a chapter on Matthew 23:15, which refers to Pharisees pursuing converts. Author argues that early rabbinic Judaism took a positive stance toward converts. Foreword by Julian Morgenstern, the President of Hebrew Union College. Minor creasing to outer leaves. Overall in good to very good condition. g. Item #29503

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