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In our contemporary secular contexts, those who convert to another religion or even to another opinion, and who are full of enthusiasm and even "radical" in their conversion, are often called proselytes. Those who are on fire to follow the apostle in his zeal to share the gospel and wish to share the blessing of their new spiritual experiences--the joy, peace, compassion, etc.
According to the "Dictionary of the Bible" (DOB) by Rev John McKenzie SJ "proselyte" comes from the Greek word "proselytos" which means "one who approaches".
Justice Shaukat Aziz Siddiqui inquired if any one who becomes proselyte remains follower (Ummati).
"Visions," the poetic persona of "A Proselyte" works
for you compass sea and land to make one proselyte," there must have been a Jewish mission to the gentiles.
"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. They are expected to fund their missions themselves or with the aid of their families.
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."
ISLAMABAD -- Justice Jawad S Khawaja has remarked faith is not such a weak thing that any person becomes proselyte easily.
As for hoda'at hamitzvot (communication and delineation of the commandments the convert is expected to observe) required as part of the conversion process, Berkovits observes, "This is an extremely vague concept." After all, the locus classicus for the Jewish legal stance on conversion, found in BT Yevamot 47a, states that the would-be proselyte is only to be taught "miktzat mitzvot kalot v'hamurot--some of the minor and some of the major commandments." As a result, a rabbi need only insist upon the minimum requirements stipulated above to allow a conversion.
Then, those missionaries also had to advance southward of the country to proselyte the pagans, yet again, facing adversities and uncertainties of their missions.
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In other words, the proselyte must be free from any spirits other than the Holy Spirit.
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