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" These men are despisers of riches, and so very communicative as raises our admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them who hath more than another; for it is a law among them, that those who come to them must let what they have be common to... "
The Works of Josephus--: Containing Twenty Books of the Jewish Antiquities ... - Page 247
by Flavius Josephus - 1825
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What was He?

William Denton - 1877 - 259 pages
...communicative as raises our admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them who hath more than another ; for it is a law among them, that those who...let what they have be common to the whole order." Another witness says, " They had no individual property ; . . . and their. communistic motto, which...
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Socialism and Communism in Their Practical Application

Moritz Kaufmann - 1883 - 264 pages
...acceptable to God. " It is a law among them," says Josephus, " that those who come to them must lei what they have be common, to the whole order, insomuch...other's possessions ; and so there is, as it were, one patrimony among all the brethren 1." There is nothing improbable in the conjecture that the early Christians...
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Socialism and Communism in Their Practical Application

Moritz Kaufmann - 1883 - 264 pages
...God. " It is a law among them/' says Josephus, "that those who come to them must let what they have le common to the whole order, insomuch that among...other's possessions ; and so there is, as it were, one patrimony among all the brethren V There is nothing improbable in the conjecture that the early Christians...
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The Popular Faith Unveiled

Herbert Junius Hardwicke - 1884 - 274 pages
...their kindred They do not absolutely deny the fitness of marriage These men are despisers of riches It is a law among them that those who come to them...must let what they have be common to the whole order so there is, as it were, patrimony among all the brethren They have stewards to take care of their...
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Dictionary of the Bible: Biographical, Geographical, Historical, and Doctrinal

Charles Randall Barnes - 1900 - 1221 pages
...pollution. The strongest tie by which the members were united was the absolute community of goods. " It is a law among them that those who come to them...must let what they have be common to the whole order. They also have stewards appointed to tnko care of their common affairs. They choose fitting persons...
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Isms, Fads & Fakes: A Series of Sunday Night Discourses

Jasper Newton Field - 1904 - 227 pages
...peculiarities of the Essenes, says : "Nor is there to be found any one among them who hath more than another ; for it is a law among them that those who...other's possessions, and so there is, as it were, one patrimony among all the brethren." An attempt was made in England in 1850 to establish what might be...
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The Religion of All Good Men: And Other Studies in Christian Ethics

Heathcote William Garrod - 1906 - 256 pages
...riches. . . . Nor is there any one to be found among them richer than another; for it is a law [243] among them that those who come to them must let what they have be common to the whole order . . . they also have stewards appointed to take care of their common things. . . . They have no certain...
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Our Own Columbia that is to be

Leonard Brown - 1908 - 608 pages
...communicative as raises ones admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them who hath more than another; for it is a law among them that those who...must let what they have be common to the whole order, in so much that among them all there is no appearance of poverty or excess of riches; but every one's...
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The Universal Jewish Encyclopedia ...: An Authoritative and ..., Volume 9

Isaac Landman, Simon Cohen - 1943
...historian (Jewish War, book 2, chap. 8, section 2) as men who are "despisers of riches for there is a law among them that those who come to them must...is no appearance of poverty or excess of riches but everyone's possession are intermingled with every other's possessions." The Essene disregard for personal...
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The Qumrān Community: Its History and Scrolls

Charles Theodore Fritsch - 1972 - 147 pages
...communicative as raises our admiration. Nor is there any one to be found among them who hath more than another; for it is a law among them, that those who...other's possessions, and so there is, as it were, one patrimony among all the brethren. They think that oil is a defilement; and if any one of them be anointed,...
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