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" Now the company of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things which he possessed was his own, but they had everything in common. "
Modern Political Philosophy - Page 50
by Richard Hudelson - 1999
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Informing the Future: Social Justice in the New Testament

Joseph A. Grassi - 2003 - 282 pages
...possessions, as at Qumran, became an important feature of the early church at Jerusalem: "The whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common" (Acts 4:32)....
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The Church and the Free Market: Dilemmas in Church Welfare Agencies ...

Brian Howe, Alan Nichols, Maureen Postma - 2002 - 90 pages
...struggle to realise these themes was central to the practice of the early church. Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. There was...
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Keeping Faith: A Skeptic's Journey

Fenton Johnson - 2004 - 324 pages
...as an attempt at a literal imitation of the life of Christ, citing Acts 4:32, "Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they held was in common" — though this...
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Exciting Holiness: Collects and Readings for the Festivals and Lesser ...

2003 - 702 pages
...my soul is quieted within me. R Psalm 131 A reading from the Acts of the Apostles. The whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. With great...
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Stations of the Banquet: Faith Foundations for Food Justice

Cathy C. Campbell - 2003 - 310 pages
...early Jerusalem church is repeated almost immediately but with subtle differences. Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any possessions, but everything they owned was held in common. With great...
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Biblical Amnesia: A Forgotten Story of Redemption.

Scott W. Gustafson - 2004 - 188 pages
...dominator system. Acts 4: 32-35 is an important example: 125 Now the company of those who believed was of one heart and soul, and no one said that any of...possessed was his own, but they had everything in common. And with great power the apostles gave their testimony to the resurrection of the Lord Jesus, and great...
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Political Worship: Ethics for Christian Citizens

Bernd Wannenwetsch - 2004 - 402 pages
...which—surely hardly by chance—we find related to each other in Luke in a completely different way: 'The company of those who believed were of one heart...said that any of the things which he possessed was his own (idion), but they had everything in common (koina)' (Acts 4: 32). Is Luke not also pointing...
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Comparative Economics in a Transforming World Economy

J. Barkley Rosser Jr., Marina V. Rosser - 2004 - 646 pages
...that is your neighbor's. —Exodus 20: 17, Holy Bible Now the company of those who believed were afone heart and soul, and no one said that any of the things...possessed was his own, but they had everything in common. —Acts of the Apostles 4: 32, Holy Bible // is evident that, unlike both capitalism and socialism,...
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Didache and Judaism: Jewish Roots of an Ancient Christian-Jewish Work

Marcello Del Verme - 2004 - 291 pages
...the so-called critical exegetes. And the supposed contradiction between the statements of Acts 4:32 ("and no one said that any of the things which he...possessed was his own, but they had everything in common") and 4:36f. ("Thus Joseph who was surnamed by the apostles Barnabas [which means Son of encouragement],...
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An Introduction to the New Testament: Contexts, Methods & Ministry Formation

David A. deSilva - 2004 - 975 pages
...all things in common") is actualized.13 Especially noteworthy is Acts 4:32-35: Now the whole group of those who believed were of one heart and soul, and no one claimed private ownership of any 'See Aristotle Eth. Nit. 8.9.1 possessions, but everything they owned...
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