Canons, Apostolic
Canons, Apostolic
A collection of ancient ecclesiastical decrees concerning the government and discipline of the Christian Church, incorporated with the Apostolic Constitutions

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  • Apostolic canons — Apostolic Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostolic — Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913 Webster] 2.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostolic church — Apostolic Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostolic constitutions — Apostolic Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Apostolic fathers — Apostolic Ap os*tol ic, Apostolical Ap os*tol ic*al, a. [L. apostolicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. apostolique.] 1. Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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