John the Evangelist

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n John the Evangelist (New Testament) disciple of Jesus; traditionally said to be the author of the 4th Gospel and three epistles and the book of Revelation
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Usage

In literature:

Another solitary suffered himself to be persuaded that he was Eli; another that he was St. John the Evangelist.
"The Phantom World" by Augustin Calmet
John the Evangelist, Philip Benizi, Michael, and Louis of Toulouse.
"Six Centuries of Painting" by Randall Davies
Berkhampstead S. John the Evangelist.
"The Leper in England: with some account of English lazar-houses" by Robert Charles Hope
The chapel of St. John the Evangelist was added by John De la Porte, the twenty-seventh abbot, who died in 1334.
"Architectural Antiquities of Normandy" by John Sell Cotman
St. John the Evangelist*; he is winged.
"Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Wells" by Percy Dearmer
St. John Lateran also boasts a head of St John, but that may have belonged to St. John the Evangelist.
"Visits To Monasteries in the Levant" by Robert Curzon
A fine picture of S. John the Evangelist, in the church of S. Stephen, at Pescia, his native place, is attributed to him.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. 1 (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
St. Demetrius, the friend of St. John the Evangelist, has always been regarded as the first apostle and bishop of the diocese.
"The Cathedrals of Southern France" by Francis Miltoun
The Acts of St. John the Evangelist.
"A Philosophical Dictionary, Volume 1 (of 10)" by François-Marie Arouet (AKA Voltaire)
Statues of St. John, St. George, Judith, David, John the Evangelist, and St. Cecilia are amongst his leading works.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia" by Various
Among his best oil paintings of large scale is the "St John the Evangelist" in the church of S. Chiara at Volterra.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 10, Slice 8" by Various
All the events, moreover, narrated by the Evangelists, could have occurred between dawn (John 18:27) and six or seven.
"A Harmony of the Gospels for Students of the Life of Christ" by Archibald Thomas Robertson
The church was consecrated in 1868, and named the Church of St. John the Evangelist.
"Sketch of Dunbarton, New Hampshire" by Ella Mills
If the Evangelist St. Mark was, as there is every reason to believe, the same "Mark whose surname was John," he was nephew to Barnabas.
""Granny's Chapters"" by Lady Mary Ross
Two of the Evangelists, namely, Matthew and John, were of the twelve disciples, and were present on that occasion.
"Transcendentalism in New England" by Octavius Brooks Frothingham
Batista seated on a cloud, which is accompanied with the figure of St. John the Evangelist, placed in the same position.
"The History of Painting in Italy, Vol. IV (of 6)" by Luigi Antonio Lanzi
JOHN, The evangelist, Mark, 84.
"Expositor's Bible: Index" by S. G. Ayres
St. John the Evangelist and Apostle was the son of Zebedee and Salome, a Galilean, and younger brother of St. James the Great.
"Curiosities of Christian History" by Croake James
In Smith Square just beyond Westminster Abbey is the church of St. John the Evangelist with its four queer looking towers, one at each corner.
"Nooks and Corners of Old London" by Charles Hemstreet
That which is true of St. John is true of all the Evangelists.
"Expositor's Bible: The Epistles of St. John" by William Alexander
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In poetry:

The Twelve Apostles by him:
Matthew and Mark and John,
Luke, the Evangelists nigh him,
So he fight not alone.
"A Woman Commends Her Little Son" by Katharine Tynan

In news:

On Ash Wednesday ,a day of fasting for those in the Catholic faith, students at St John the Evangelist Catholic School in Lower Makefield replace their usual meal to eat like children in third world countries with a meal of 2 oz.
On Ash Wednesday,a day of fasting for those in the Catholic faith, students at St John the Evangelist Catholic School in Lower Makefield replace their usual meal to eat like children in third world countries with a meal of 2 oz.
The evangelist John records Mary as fixed on being there for Jesus despite the male disciples ' fear for their own safety.
She lived here for 55 years and attended St John's the Evangelist Catholic Church in Summitville.
The Riverside Symphonia, a professional and a community orchestra, launches its 23rd Season, Magnificent Journeys, on Oct 12 and 13 at 8 pm in Lambertville, at the Church of St John the Evangelist.
St John the Evangelist Church celebrates centennial.
John the Evangelist Church — home of thousands of baptisms, weddings, burials — holds last mass.
Dennis Nett/The Post-Standard, file photo St John the Evangelist Church, at 215 N State St, will hold its last mass at 10 am today.
Tim Schenck, rector of St John the Evangelist in Hingham, MA, looks for God amid domestic chaos.
The Riverside Symphonia brings musical expression to the words "joy to the world" on Friday Nov 30, and Saturday, Dec 1, at 8 pm, at the Church of St John the Evangelist in Lambertville.
The Riverside Symphonia , a professional and a community orchestra, launches its 23rd Season, Magnificent Journeys, on Oct 12 and 13 at 8 pm in Lambertville, at the Church of St John the Evangelist.
Hundreds turned out for Alexandra Kogut's funeral service at St John The Evangelist Church in New Hartford.
John the Evangelist Homeless Shelter in Green Bay, Monday, December 10, 2012.
He was a member of St John the Evangelist.
On Aug 30, an email went out to supporters from Evangelist John Hagee and David Brog asking those supporters to advocate keeping the focus on Israel during the 2012 Presidential election season.
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