John, Epistles of


John, Epistles of
John, Epistles of
Three canonical books of the New Testament written by the Apostle St. John

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  • John, epistles of — Three epistles traditionally, but improbably, attributed to John the Apostle. It is unlikely that an apostle would identify himself simply as an ‘elder’ [[➝ elders]] or presbyter (2 John 1, 3 John 1). The connection with the fourth gospel is,… …   Dictionary of the Bible

  • JOHN, EPISTLES OF —    three Epistles, presumed to have been written by the author of the Gospel, from the correspondence between them both as regards thought and expression; the occasion of writing them was the appearance of Antichrist within the bounds of the… …   The Nuttall Encyclopaedia

  • Epistles of Saint John —     Epistles of Saint John     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistles of Saint John     Three canonical books of the New Testament written by the Apostle St. John.     The subject will be treated under the following heads: FIRST EPISTLE I.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John the Elder (Presbyter) —     (? first century)    Devotional Writer.    John the Elder was named by eusebius of caesarea as the author of the New Testament Book of Revelation. This was followed by Dionysius of Alexandria who pointed to the existence of two Johannine… …   Who’s Who in Christianity

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  • 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

  • John Calvin — Barcelona, Spain (1554) Born Jean Cauvin 10 July 1509(1509 07 10) Noyon, Picardy, Kingdom of France …   Wikipedia

  • 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 of Saint Peter —     Epistles of Saint Peter     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistles of Saint Peter     These two epistles will be treated under the following heads: I. Authenticity; II. Recipients, occasion, and object; III. Date and place of composition; IV.… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • John Clement (physician) — John Clement (born in Yorkshire about 1500; died 1 July 1572, in the Blocstrate, St. John s parish, Mechlin) was an English Roman Catholic physician and humanist. He was tutor to Thomas More s children, and became President of the College of… …   Wikipedia


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