Pastoral Epistles (Timothy and Titus)
Pastoral Epistles (Timothy and Titus)
Disciples of St. Paul

Catholic Encyclopedia. . 2006.


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  • Pastoral epistles — The three pastoral epistles are books of the canonical New Testament: the First Epistle to Timothy ( 1 Timothy ) the Second Epistle to Timothy ( 2 Timothy ), and the Epistle to Titus . They are presented as letters from Paul of Tarsus to Timothy… …   Wikipedia

  • Pastoral Epistles — the New Testament books of I and II Timothy and Titus that stress pastoral and ecclesiastical concerns. * * * …   Universalium

  • Pastoral Epistles — the New Testament books of I and II Timothy and Titus that stress pastoral and ecclesiastical concerns …   Useful english dictionary

  • Pastoral Epistles — The three letters of the NT placed after 1 and 2 Thess. Since 1726, when Paul Anton called the two NT letters to Timothy and that to Titus ‘Pastoral Epistles’, the name has stuck. It is appropriate on account of the concern they exhibit for a… …   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

  • 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

  • Pastoral Theology — • The science of the care of souls Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Pastoral Theology     Pastoral Theology     † …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

  • 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

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