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To: RobRoy

nonsense.

It is a common confusion with a vow of poverty.

The “christian left” is communists who are atheists willing to lie about their religious position.

This is like the liberation theology of south america which was just bloody marxists lying in order to coopt christianity.

The first Christians were NOT communists.


13 posted on 08/21/2008 2:01:59 PM PDT by longtermmemmory (VOTE! http://www.senate.gov and http://www.house.gov)
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To: longtermmemmory

>>It is a common confusion with a vow of poverty.<<

What I was reading in Acts 4 had nothing whatsoever to do with a vow of poverty.

I see heaven as very, VERY communal.


15 posted on 08/21/2008 2:08:51 PM PDT by RobRoy (This is comical)
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To: longtermmemmory

>>The first Christians were NOT communists.<<

Acts 4: 32 All the believers were one in heart and mind. No one claimed that any of his possessions was his own, but they shared everything they had.

According to Dictionary.com’s first definition (before the word “or”) they kinda were, actually:

1. a theory or system of social organization based on the holding of all property in common, actual ownership being ascribed to the community as a whole or to the state.
2. (often initial capital letter) a system of social organization in which all economic and social activity is controlled by a totalitarian state dominated by a single and self-perpetuating political party.


16 posted on 08/21/2008 2:13:58 PM PDT by RobRoy (This is comical)
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