The Story of My Books # 5 - Crossing Over Sea…

My fifth book was called Crossing Over Sea and Land: Jewish Missionary Activity in the Second Temple Period. Here’s the blurb: What was the extent and nature of Jewish proselytizing activity amongst non-Jews in Palestine and the Greco Roman diaspora leading up to and during the beginnings of the Christian era? Was there a clear missional direction? How did Second Temple Judaism recruit converts and gain sympathizers? This book strives to address these questions, representing an update of the discussion while also breaking new ground. A "source book" of key texts is provided at the end.

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