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Definition of Canonical epistles
Canonical epistlesCanonic Ca*non"ic, Cannonical Can*non"ic*al, a. [L.
cannonicus, LL. canonicalis, fr. L. canon: cf. F. canonique.
Of or pertaining to a canon; established by, or according to
a, canon or canons. ``The oath of canonical obedience.'
Canonical books, or Canonical Scriptures, those books
which are declared by the canons of the church to be of
divine inspiration; -- called collectively the canon. The
Roman Catholic Church holds as canonical several books
which Protestants reject as apocryphal.
Canonical epistles, an appellation given to the epistles
called also general or catholic. See Catholic epistles,
Canonical form (Math.), the simples or most symmetrical
form to which all functions of the same class can be
reduced without lose of generality.
Canonical hours, certain stated times of the day, fixed by
ecclesiastical laws, and appropriated to the offices of
prayer and devotion; also, certain portions of the
Breviary, to be used at stated hours of the day. In
England, this name is also given to the hours from 8 a. m.
to 3 p. m. (formerly 8 a. m. to 12 m.) before and after
which marriage can not be legally performed in any parish
Canonical letters, letters of several kinds, formerly given
by a bishop to traveling clergymen or laymen, to show that
they were entitled to receive the communion, and to
distinguish them from heretics.
Canonical life, the method or rule of living prescribed by
the ancient clergy who lived in community; a course of
living prescribed for the clergy, less rigid than the
monastic, and more restrained that the secular.
Canonical obedience, submission to the canons of a church,
especially the submission of the inferior clergy to their
bishops, and of other religious orders to their superiors.
Canonical punishments, such as the church may inflict, as
excommunication, degradation, penance, etc.
Canonical sins (Anc. Church.), those for which capital
punishment or public penance decreed by the canon was
inflicted, as idolatry, murder, adultery, heresy.
Meaning of Canonical epistles from wikipedia
- The Pauline epistles
, also called Epistles
of Paul or Letters
of Paul, are the thirteen books
of the New Testament attributed
to Paul the Apostle, although...
- of Paul. The remaining
four contested epistles
– Ephesians, as well as the three known
as the Pastoral epistles
(1 and 2 Timothy, and Titus) – have been...
to as epistles
. Those traditionally attributed
to Paul are known
as Pauline epistles
and the others
(i.e., "general") epistles
. The ancient...
- to Believers
(17–23) V. Concluding Doxology
(24–25) The Epistle
of Jude is held as canonical
in the Christian
Church. Conservative scholars
date it between...
MacLeod], Thessalonians, Pastoral Epistles
and Second Epistles
to Timothy, and the Epistle
to Titus], Philemon, Hebrews TNJBC
- The pastoral epistles
are a group
of three books
of the canonical
New Testament: the First Epistle
(1 Timothy) the Second Epistle
leader, Ferdinand Christian
Baur, only accepted
four New Testament epistles
as genuinely written
by Paul: Romans, 1 and 2 Corinthians
Acts of Xanthippe, Polyxena, and Rebecca There
are also non-canonical epistles
(or "letters") between individuals
or to Christians
in general. Some...
- Pastoral Epistles
in Irenaeus' work Against
Heresies. The Muratorian Canon
(c. 170–180) lists
of the NT and ascribes
all three Pastoral Epistles
- of the writer. The epistle contains eleven references
to the Old Testament. In 3:15, 16 a reference
is made to one of Paul's epistles
some have identified...
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