Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Disciples:

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[Gr.,=envoy], one of the prime missionaries of Christianity. The apostles of the first rank are saints Peter, Andrew, James (the Greater), John, Thomas, James (the Less), Jude (or Thaddaeus), Philip, Bartholomew, Matthew, Simon, and Matthias (replacing Judas Iscariot).
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With the help of Rufus, the 13th Apostle, they must stop those who stand in their way and prevent the angels from entering Heaven.
But this would mean God can be outwitted, which would end the universe, so the heavenly headquarters enlists Jesus' grandniece (Linda Fiorentino) and the lost 13th apostle (Chris Rock) to bar the door.
After his release in 1993 Bokassa became known as the 13th Apostle after declaring himself an Apostle of Christ.
Or take another look at last year's Dogma, Smith's playful dissection of Catholic theology: Jay (of the scruffy duo Jay and Silent Bob, played by Jason Mewes and Smith in all of Smith's films to date) challenges Rufus (Chris Rock), the 13th apostle, to reveal one of Jay's secrets; Rufus announces that Jay masturbates to images of guys.
a, the Voice of God (Alan Rickman), and the 13th apostle, Rufus (Chris Rock), who contends that he was left out of the gospels because he is black.
This fellow could have been Frederick, the 13th apostle.
As they cut an increasingly bloody pilgrim's path across the Northeast, an ad hoc assemblage of foulmouthed prophets (including Smith and his buddy Jason Mewes, in the Silent Bob and Jay personas they've assumed in all the director's films), an even more profane 13th apostle (Chris Rock), heavenly muse-turned-stripper Salma Hayek and an abortion-clinic worker (Linda Fiorentino) who's a distant descendent of Christ race to stop the avenging ex-angels.
But the new series is sure to spark controversy as this time Blackadder is to be the 13th apostle of Jesus.
In the strange comedy Dogma he played Rufus the 13th Apostle and he popped up again in the quirky Nurse Betty.
In their way are a woman having a crisis of faith, a winged messenger of God, and a 13th Apostle, among others.
Imagine, if elected as an independent, coming in with a stinking hangover and sharing an office with the 13th apostle, Martin Bell.
The flick offers a fractured Gospel in which Chris Rock plays a black 13th apostle, rocker Alanis Morissette is God, and a distant female relative of Jesus works at an abortion clinic.