Thessalonians, Epistles to the
Thessalonians, Epistles to the
Two of the canonical Epistles of St. Paul

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  • Thessalonians, Epistles to the —    The first epistle to the Thessalonians was the first of all Paul s epistles. It was in all probability written from Corinth, where he abode a long time (Acts 18:11, 18), early in the period of his residence there, about the end of A.D. 52.… …   Easton's Bible Dictionary

  • THESSALONIANS, EPISTLE TO THE —    epistles of St. Paul to the Church at Thessalonica; of which there are two; the first written from Corinth about A.D. 53 to exhort them to beware of lapsing, and comforting them with the hope of the return of the Lord to judgment; the second,… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Epistles to the Thessalonians —     Epistles to the Thessalonians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistles to the Thessalonians     Two of the canonical Epistles of St. Paul. This article will treat the Church of Thessalonica, the authenticity, canonicity, time and place of… …   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 the Thessalonians — There are two Epistles to the Thessalonians in the Bible: * First Epistle to the Thessalonians * Second Epistle to the Thessalonians …   Wikipedia

  • Thessalonians, Paul's epistles to the — Arranged in the NT as the eighth and ninth of the epistles. From Philippi, Paul came to Thessalonica with Timothy and Silas and spent about a month there (Acts 17:1–9) before disturbances obliged them to make an unscheduled departure for Beroea,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • Thessalonians — noun Books in the New Testament of the Bible (1 Thessalonians and 2 Thessalonians), epistles to the Christians in ancient Thessaloniki. See Also: Thess …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • 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

  • The Church —     The Church     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Church     The term church (Anglo Saxon, cirice, circe; Modern German, Kirche; Sw., Kyrka) is the name employed in the Teutonic languages to render the Greek ekklesia (ecclesia), the term by which… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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