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Re: Essene name

On 22 Sep 1996, Beruriah Bloom wrote: 
> In another context, Josephus uses the word "essen" for the Hebrew word "ho$en"
> (breastplate)--which he does NOT connect with the name of the sectarians, but
> with logion (oracle, prophecy), following the LXX (because it contained the urim
> and thumim, which were instruments of divination).   

If this list will forgive my indulgence here - But I have been perpelexed 
by the many different definitions I have obtained about the 'urim & 
thumim'.  Could we point this ignorant student (me) to writings or archives 
that pertain to these two words? 


a priest according to the true order of Melchisedek.
Ephesians 6:12