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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The film treats Magdalene as a feminist figure largely considered the 13th apostle who breached conventional norms to follow what her faith dictated.
"It's basically trying to pressure a pastor into believing Ted Cruz is somehow the 13th Apostle and that this country's going to hell without him at the helm and then being upset and angry if that pastor doesn't just sign on immediately without asking any questions."
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.
The heavenly forces include the angel Metatron, a.k.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.
She soon acquires some additional cohorts, beginning with a nude black man named Rufus (Chris Rock), who falls from the sky and announces that he was the 13th apostle but was cut out of the Bible because of his color.
This fellow could have been Frederick, the 13th apostle. He could have had epistles named after him.
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.
Imagine, if elected as an independent, coming in with a stinking hangover and sharing an office with the 13th apostle, Martin Bell.