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a written communication directed to another

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a specially long, formal letter

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a book of the New Testament written in the form of a letter from an Apostle

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New Testament scholars privilege the muted voices of the Catholic Epistles and Hebrews, emphasizing how these texts contribute to an understanding of early Christian construction of identity.
Village leaders state that these khipus are narrative epistles about warfare created by local chiefs.
Moreover, even when focusing solely on the three longer epistles, the attachment of the Ars (8) to its addressees seems feeble, bearing little effect on the composition of the work, compared to the other two letters.
Virtually everybody is able to quote or sing one or two lines or even stanzas from his songs although it is more than 220 years since his two main collections--Fredman's Epistles (1790) and Fredman's Songs (1791)--were published.
Kostenberger, of Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary, and Wilder, of Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, have assembled twelve essays that defend the Pauline authorship of the Pastoral Epistles.
This new edition and translation makes an excellent beginning to the huge project undertaken by the Institute of Ismaili Studies to produce the first critical edition and translation of the Epistles of the Brethren of Purity (Rasa'il Ikhwan as-Safa).
This is a critical edition of Erasmus's annotations on Paul's epistles to the Galatians, Ephesians, Philippians, Colossians, and Thessalonians.
This reading of Drayton's Jane-Guilford epistles serves three critical purposes.
The highlight of the series was the first complete edition of the Druze epistles, Rasail al-hikma.
Universal Truth: The Catholic Epistles of James, Peter, Jude and John" is a collection of the famed epistles, or letters, from four of Jesus's best known apostles.
This time, the editor has the assistance of Daniel Delas for the French translation of the epigrams, while Jean-Claude Ternaux is largely responsible for the epistles, aided by Guillot in the annotations.
Ward Holder's discussion of the Pauline Epistles gives appropriate attention to their centrality in Calvin's theology, and then focuses on Romans and Corinthians, with brief references to the other books.
In referring to Paul's epistles, Bruce Longenecker comments "His letters do not simply offer independent snippets of 'truth' or isolated gems of logic, but are discursive exercises that explicate a narrative about God's saving involvement in the world.
I AM sure that John the Apostle did not have three different kinds of hat to wear when he wrote his three Epistles.