RE: [GTh] Christian origins.
- Tom Saunders asks,
>>A brief segment of the History International documentary,"The Rise of Christianity" mentioned an Apostle's village
started before 41 A.D. by Peter and other Apostles. It was
described as a commune were everyone shared but used the
wealth of the community to send out evangelists. I have
never heard of this village before.
It seems to me that this place and time would have been the
primary source of oral, and possibly written traditions.
Does anyone have a source for more information about it?<<
This just sounds like a politically correct way to refer to
the situation described in Acts 2:44-47. Some commentators
used to say this was a "commune" (and it was) but that makes
it seem like the early Christians were some sort of
"Commies." "Village" preserves the communal angle but
doesn't sound bad. Still, what the heck is a village doing
smack dab in the middle of Jerusalem? <please, no smart alec
comments from the lurkers about Jerusalem being not much of
a town ... yeah, yeah, yeah>
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