Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Apostles

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Twelve Disciples:

see apostleapostle
[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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In commemoration of the Feast of Saint Andrew the Apostle, the first apostle of Christ, Bishop Jesse Mercado will preside over a high mass at 6:30 p.
The most engaging and persuasive discussion concerns Paul's self-defense against the charge that he was not a "legitimate" or "approved" apostle of Christ.
He covers the nature of man's free will, Paul as the predestined apostle of Christ Jesus, Colossians 1:12-20 on Christ as creator and savior, perspectives on biblical interpretation, Paul and Graeco-Roman rhetoric, and dynamic equivalence theory and feminist ideology as manifest in three recent Bible versions.
After his release in 1993 Bokassa became known as the 13th Apostle after declaring himself an Apostle of Christ.
In Guibbory's view, "Lanyer is a biblical interpreter who claims the status of a true apostle of Christ and even assumes a quasi-priestly role" (192), as she "invokes divine inspiration, hence insisting on divine authority for what she will speak" (195).
Even when naively recast, the metamorphosis of the meek Apostle of Christ into the fierce Matamoros of the distinctively Spanish holy war comes to bear, with amazing effect, on the expansion of Dentice's plot to a level of ingenionsness, well in tune with the constructs of postmodern fiction.
The author is concerned with three issues: (a) The biographical side of Paul's statements about himself; (b) the way he uses his Jewish identity in arguing points of theology; and (c) the continuing significance of his Jewish identity for his work as an apostle of Christ (pp.
How can you be an apostle of Christ or "fisher of men"?