Apostolicity



of or characteristic of an .
pertaining to or characteristic of the 12 .
derived from the in regular succession.
of or relating to the pope; papal.
Historical Examples

This second authority, however, is not appealed to without the support of apostolicity.
The Making of the New Testament Benjamin W. Bacon

The catholicity of Rome began to overshadow the apostolicity of Anglicanism.
Edward Caldwell Moore Edward Moore

The principle of apostolicity was more strictly conceived and more surely applied.
History of Dogma, Volume 2 (of 7) Adolph Harnack

Even those of larger content, such as Hebrews and Revelation, if their apostolicity was questioned, remained subjects of dispute.
The Making of the New Testament Benjamin W. Bacon

adjective
of, relating to, deriving from, or contemporary with the Apostles
of or relating to the teachings or practice of the Apostles
of or relating to the pope regarded as chief successor of the Apostles
adj.

early 15c., from French apostolique or directly from Church Latin apostolicus, from Greek apostolikos, from apostolos (see apostle). Apostolical also is early 15c.

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