community of possession

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brings when the final chapter investigates how Acts treats the intriguing topic of community of possessions, assigning praise and blame to the actions of various disciples (see the treatment of Ananias and Sapphira in Acts 5).
Contemporaneously with these bold advances in thinking, they adopted a conservative Jewish orthopraxy, but under Essene influence adopted an experimental way of living based on the community of possessions. When this experiment failed, they were able to rethink their ecclesiology, so that now the Church was founded not so much on the rock but on the pillars.

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