Hebrews, Epistle to the
Hebrews, Epistle to the
The central thought of the entire Epistle is the doctrine of the Person of Christ and His Divine mediatorial office

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  • Hebrews, letter to the — About 200 CE Clement of Alexandria referred to this letter as written by Paul, but there is nothing in the text about its author. There are in fact good reasons for rejecting Pauline authorship; the Greek is too good to be Paul s; favourite… …   Dictionary of the Bible

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  • Hebrews, Epistle to —    1) Its canonicity. All the results of critical and historical research to which this epistle has been specially subjected abundantly vindicate its right to a place in the New Testament canon among the other inspired books.    2) Its authorship …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • Epistle to the Hebrews — noun a New Testament book traditionally included among the epistle of Saint Paul but now generally considered not to have been written by him • Syn: ↑Hebrews • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle • Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament …   Useful english dictionary

  • Second Epistle to the Thessalonians — The Second Epistle to the Thessalonians, also known as the Second Letter to the Thessalonians, is a book from the New Testament of the Christian Bible. It is traditionally attributed to Paul, because it begins, Paul, and Silvanus, and Timothy,… …   Wikipedia

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