[ih-pis-tl-er] /ɪˈpɪs tl ər/
Also, epistolist. a writer of an epistle.
the person who reads or chants the epistle in the Eucharistic service.
noun (often capital)
a writer of an epistle or epistles
the person who reads the Epistle in a Christian religious service
[ih-pis-uh l] /ɪˈpɪs əl/ noun 1. a letter, especially a formal or didactic one; written communication. 2. (usually initial capital letter) one of the apostolic letters in the New Testament. 3. (often initial capital letter) an extract, usually from one of the Epistles of the New Testament, forming part of the Eucharistic service in certain […]
noun 1. the right side of a church, facing the altar.
- Epistle to ephesians
was written by Paul at Rome about the same time as that to the Colossians, which in many points it resembles. Contents of. The Epistle to the Colossians is mainly polemical, designed to refute certain theosophic errors that had crept into the church there. That to the Ephesians does not seem to have originated in […]
- Epistle to hebrews
(1.) Its canonicity. All the results of critical and historical research to which this epistle has been specially subjected abundantly vindicate its right to a place in the New Testament canon among the other inspired books. (2.) Its authorship. A considerable variety of opinions on this subject has at different times been advanced. Some have […]