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Holman Bible Dictionary

Epistle

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The English word “epistle” refers to written correspondence. The majority of the canonical writings of the New Testament are epistolary in nature. The New Testament includes letters written by Paul, James, Peter, John, and Jude. The author of the Epistle to the Hebrews is unidentified. See Letters.

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These dictionary topics are from the Holman Bible Dictionary, published by Broadman & Holman, 1991. All rights reserved. Used by permission of Broadman & Holman.

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Butler, Trent C. Editor. Entry for 'Epistle'. Holman Bible Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/hbd/e/epistle.html. 1991.

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