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epistle in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishepistlee‧pis‧tle /ɪˈpɪsəl/ noun [countable]  formalTCM a long or important letter
Examples from the Corpus
epistleHe was the author of the Fourth Gospel, three biblical epistles, and the book of the Revelation.The whole machinery of prefaces, dedicatory epistles and the like is designed to focus attention on the writer himself.Can you keep one bookmark in the page for the gospel and turn to our epistle in 1 Corinthians 8.Leapor's reference to the fly is a signal that she is arguing against Pope's epistle.Now Malcolm has asked for a bit more of my own feelings and thoughts in these epistles.Thank you for various letters, telling me you read these epistles, and asking questions.