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1910 New Catholic Dictionary

Agape

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(Greek: love)

Meal taken in common by primitive Christians, usually in connection with the Holy Eucharist; a development of the Jewish funeral feasts. It was never a universal institution in the Church, led to excesses, and disappeared soon after the 5th century.

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Entry for 'Agape'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/ncd/a/agape.html. 1910.

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