Thomas the doubting Apostle

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Thomas the doubting Apostle the Apostle who would not believe the resurrection of Jesus until he saw Jesus with his own eyes
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Usage

In literature:

Now I understand the doubting apostle Thomas.
"The Dangerous Age" by Karin Michaƫlis
This is said to be the site where the apostle of this name, "Doubting Thomas," was martyred.
"Across India" by Oliver Optic
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In news:

Thanks to the incredulity displayed by a certain apostle in chapter 20 of John's Gospel, the phrase "doubting Thomas" can still be deployed as a winged taunt against anyone who shares my name.
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