Titus and Timothy, Epistles to
Titus and Timothy, Epistles to
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  • Timothy, epistles to — Together with the epistle to Titus, these letters are called ‘Pastoral’ [[➝ Pastoral Epistles]] because they deal primarily with the concerns of members of the Churches. Traditionally, it has been held that after Paul was released from prison in… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Timothy and Titus, Epistles to — • Disciples of St. Paul Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006 …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistles to the Corinthians —     Epistles to the Corinthians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistles to the Corinthians     INTRODUCTORY     St. Paul Founds the Church at Corinth     St. Paul s first visit to Europe is graphically described by St. Luke (Acts, xvi xviii). When …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistles to Timothy and Titus —     Epistles to Timothy and Titus     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistles to Timothy and Titus     (THE PASTORALS)     STS. TIMOTHY AND TITUS     Saints Timothy and Titus were two of the most beloved and trusted disciples of St. Paul, whom they… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Titus (Biblical) — ; ] The last notice of him is in bibleverse|2|Timothy|4:10, where he appears with Paul at Rome during his second imprisonment. From Rome he was sent into Dalmatia, no doubt on some important missionary errand. The New Testament does not record… …   Wikipedia

  • Titus — Paul s Gentile assistant (2 Cor. 8:23) who travelled with him to Jerusalem (Gal. 2:1–10) and whom Paul refused to circumcise; it would have constituted a damaging precedent. Titus was probably Paul s emissary to the difficult Corinthians, taking… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Epistles — The word epistle is from the Greek word epistolos which means a written letter addressed to a recipient or recipients, perhaps part of exchanged correspondence. Nowadays this term is usually used in connection with a specific group of books in… …   Wikipedia

  • Titus, Epistle to —    Was probably written about the same time as the first epistle to Timothy, with which it has many affinities. Both letters were addressed to persons left by the writer to preside in their respective churches during his absence. Both letters are …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Epistles —    The apostolic letters. The New Testament contains twenty one in all. They are divided into two classes.    1) Paul s Epistles, fourteen in number, including Hebrews. These are not arranged in the New Testament in the order of time as to their… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Timothy, The Letter of Paul to — ▪ New Testament also called  The Epistle of St. Paul, The Apostle to Timothy, or Pastoral Epistle,         either of two New Testament writings addressed to Timothy, one of Paul s most faithful coworkers. They (and the Letter of Paul to Titus)… …   Universalium

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