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The Nuttall Encyclopedia

Barnabas, St.

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A member of the first Christian brotherhood, a companion of St. Paul's, and characterised in the Acts as "a good man"; stoned to death at Cyprus, where he was born; an epistle extant bears his name, but is not believed to be his work; the Epistle to the Hebrews has by some been ascribed to him; he is usually represented in art as a venerable man of majestic mien, with the Gospel of St. Matthew in his hand. Festival, June 11.

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Wood, James, ed. Entry for 'Barnabas, St.'. The Nuttall Encyclopedia. https://www.studylight.org/encyclopedias/eng/nut/b/barnabas-st.html. Frederick Warne & Co Ltd. London. 1900.

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