proselyte


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proselyte

a person newly converted to a religious faith or sect; a convert, esp a gentile converted to Judaism
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Even Peter's first gentile convert, Cornelius of Joppa (cf Acts 10:2-22) was not a proselyte.
This initiative, far from being an isolated case, puts in plain sight the proselyte contestation that is taking place in France.
Even so, the rabbis of the Talmudic period argued that a proselyte who was learned in the law was greater than an ignoramus with yiches.
Why should/how can the potential proselyte accept the prophet's message?
Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui inquired from the counsel of the petitioner "has the punishment for proselyte and Shatim not been prescribed.
motif--though inverts its trajectory--in "A Proselyte.
This unrelenting Hindutva crusade in the name of Hinduism is shamelessly subversive by a religion which does not proselyte.
Rashi's interpretation is also hard to accept, since for all practical purposes there is no difference between a born Jew and a proselyte.
When the proselyte emerges from a mikveh, he is an Israelite in all respects," we are told in the Talmud.
Among these proselyte saints, Sid Ahmed Tidjani, the most celebrated of them all, was buried in Fez and his tomb has become a sort of African pilgrimage to which followers travel from all over West Africa.
Missionaries - known as elders and sisters - do not choose where they serve or the language in which they will proselyte.
It might be flagged with the aphorism of first-century Hillel (Babylonian Talmud, Tractate Shabbat 31a), who when asked by a potential proselyte to teach him the Torah while standing on one foot, answered "what is hateful to you, do not do to your neighbor; the rest is commentary--go forth and study it.