Sharing Everything But Wives


Tertullian 2“One in mind and soul, we do not hesitate to share our earthly goods with one another. All things are common among us but our wives.”

~“The Apology,” cap. 39 in Latin Christianity: Its Founder, Tertullian, ed. Alexander Roberts, James Donaldson, and A. Cleveland Coxe, trans. S. Thelwall, vol. 3, The Ante-Nicene Fathers (Buffalo, NY: Christian Literature Company, 1885), 46.



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