Colossians, Epistle to the
Colossians, Epistle to the
One of the four Captivity Epistles written by St. Paul during his first imprisonment in Rome

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  • Colossians, Epistle to the —    Was written by Paul at Rome during his first imprisonment there (Acts 28:16, 30), probably in the spring of A.D. 57, or, as some think, 62, and soon after he had written his Epistle to the Ephesians. Like some of his other epistles (e.g.,… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Epistle to the Colossians —     Epistle to the Colossians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Colossians     One of the four Captivity Epistles written by St. Paul during his first imprisonment in Rome the other three being Ephesians, Philemon and Philippians. That …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle to the Colossians — Books of the New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Epistle to the Ephesians —     Epistle to the Ephesians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Ephesians     This article will be treated under the following heads:     ♦ I. Analysis of the Epistle;     ♦ II. Special Characteristics:     ♦ (1) Form:     (a)… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle to the Laodiceans — An Epistle to the Laodiceans, purportedly written by Paul of Tarsus to the Laodicean Church, is mentioned in the canonical Epistle to the Colossians . Several texts bearing this title have been known to have existed, but none are widely believed… …   Wikipedia

  • Epistle to the Hebrews — Books of the New Testament …   Wikipedia

  • Epistle to the Alexandrians — Nothing is known for certain of a pseudepigraphical Epistle to the Alexandrians purportedly by Paul that is mentioned in the Muratorian fragment, one of the earliest lists of the canonical texts of the New Testament; the anonymous author of the… …   Wikipedia

  • Epistle to the Ephesians — Described by William Barclay as the Queen of the Epistles , the Epistle to the Ephesians is one of the books of the Bible in the New Testament. [William Barclay, The Daily Bible Study: Revised Edition: The Letters to the Galatians and the… …   Wikipedia

  • Epistle to the Colossians — noun a New Testament book containing an epistle from Saint Paul to the Colossians in ancient Phrygia • Syn: ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to the Colossians, ↑Colossians • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle • Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament …   Useful english dictionary

  • COLOSSIANS, THE EPISTLE TO THE —    by St. Paul, directed mainly against two errors of that early date, that the fleshly nature of man is no adequate vehicle for the reception and revelation of the divine nature, and that for redemption recourse must be had to direct… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

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