Apostolos

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An '''epistle''' is a writing directed or sent to a person or group of persons, usually a letter and a very formal, often didactic and elegant one. The letters from Apostles to Christians in the New Testament are often referred to as epistles.
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An '''apostolos''' or '''epistle''' is a writing directed or sent to a person or group of persons, usually a letter and a very formal, often didactic and elegant one. The letters from [[Apostles]] to Christians in the [[New Testament]] are often referred to as epistles.
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In the context of a [[liturgy]], "epistle" may refer more specifically to a particular passage from a New Testament epistle that is scheduled to be read on a certain day or at a certain occasion.
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==See also==
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*[[Gospel]]
  
In the context of a liturgy, "epistle" may refer more specifically to a particular passage from a New Testament epistle that is scheduled to be read on a certain day or at a certain occasion.
 
 
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Revision as of 06:39, August 6, 2005

An apostolos or epistle is a writing directed or sent to a person or group of persons, usually a letter and a very formal, often didactic and elegant one. The letters from Apostles to Christians in the New Testament are often referred to as epistles.

In the context of a liturgy, "epistle" may refer more specifically to a particular passage from a New Testament epistle that is scheduled to be read on a certain day or at a certain occasion.

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