Pastoral Epistle
noun Date: 1836 one of three New Testament letters including two addressed to Timothy and one to Titus that give advice on matters of church government and discipline

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Epistle (in Scripture) — • The Old Testament exhibits two periods in its idea of an epistle: first, it presents the epistle under the general concept of a book or a writing; secondly, it regards the epistle as a distinct literary form. The New Testament presents a very… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle to the Galatians —     Epistle to the Galatians     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Galatians     GALATIA     In the course of centuries, gallic tribes, related to those that invaded Italy and sacked Rome, wandered east through Illyricum and Pannonia. At… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • Epistle to the Hebrews —     Epistle to the Hebrews     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Epistle to the Hebrews     This will be considered under eight headings: (I) Argument; (II) Doctrinal Contents; (III) Language and Style; (IV) Distinctive Characteristics; (V) Readers to… …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • 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

  • Epistle to Titus — The Epistle to Titus is one of the Pastoral Epistles. The Epistle to Titus is a book of the canonic New Testament, one of the three so called pastoral epistles (with 1 Timothy and 2 Timothy ). It is offered as a letter from Paul to the Apostle… …   Wikipedia

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

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

  • Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus — noun a New Testament book containing Saint Paul s epistle to Titus; contains advice on pastoral matters • Syn: ↑Epistle to Titus, ↑Titus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle • Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament …   Useful english dictionary

  • Epistle to Titus — noun a New Testament book containing Saint Paul s epistle to Titus; contains advice on pastoral matters • Syn: ↑Epistle of Paul the Apostle to Titus, ↑Titus • Instance Hypernyms: ↑Epistle • Part Holonyms: ↑New Testament …   Useful english dictionary

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