Catholic Epistles

Catholic Epistles

plural noun
the new testament Epistles of James, I and II Peter, I John, and sometimes II and III John and Jude, addressed to the entire church.
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Catholic Epistles
 
pl n
New Testament the epistles of James, I and II Peter, I John, and Jude, which were addressed to the universal Church rather than to an individual or a particular church

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Catholic epistles definition


the epistles of James, Peter, John, and Jude; so called because they are addressed to Christians in general, and not to any church or person in particular.

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