apostolic

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj apostolic of or relating to or deriving from the Apostles or their teachings
    • adj apostolic proceeding from or ordered by or subject to a pope or the papacy regarded as the successor of the Apostles "papal dispensation"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Apostolic (Eccl. Hist) A member of one of certain ascetic sects which at various times professed to imitate the practice of the apostles.
    • Apostolic According to the doctrines of the apostles; delivered or taught by the apostles; as, apostolic faith or practice.
    • Apostolic Of or pertaining to the pope or the papacy; papal.
    • Apostolic Pertaining to an apostle, or to the apostles, their times, or their peculiar spirit; as, an apostolical mission; the apostolic age.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • apostolic Pertaining or relating to or characteristic of an apostle, or more especially of the twelve apostles; of the apostles or an apostle: as, the apostolic age.
    • apostolic According to the doctrines of the apostles; delivered or taught by the apostles: as, apostolic faith or practice.
    • apostolic An epithet of the Christian church, signifying her identity with the primitive church of the apostles. See apostolicity.
    • apostolic Pertaining to or conferred by the pope: as, apostolic privileges; apostolic benediction.
    • n apostolic A member of one of various sects (also called Apostolicals or Apostolici) which professed to revive the doctrine and practice of the apostles. One of a sect which in the third and fourth centuries condemned marriage and individual ownership of property. A member of an anti-sacerdotal sect of the twelfth century, in Germany and France, which denounced the corruption of the papal hierarchy, and rejected many of the doctrines of the Roman Church. One of the Apostolic Brethren of northern Italy, in the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries, who assumed a vow of poverty, denounced the papacy, and foretold its destruction and the inauguration of a new age under the dispensation of the Holy Ghost. Their first leader, Sagarelli, was put to death in 1300; their second, Dolcino, who made war against the papacy, in 1307.
    • n apostolic A title of bishops in early times, afterward limited to primates, and finally to the pope.
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Quotations

  • Mahatma Gandhi
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    “A policy is a temporary creed liable to be changed, but while it holds good it has got to be pursued with apostolic zeal.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. apostolicus, Gr. : cf. F. apostolique,

Usage

In literature:

But even an apostolic dynamitard must eat.
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
Dr. O'Donnell came out to Newfoundland as its prefect apostolic.
"Newfoundland and the Jingoes" by John Fretwell
This was practically acknowledged by believers in the apostolic age.
"The Ordinance of Covenanting" by John Cunningham
Once or twice Peter, John, and the principal members of the apostolic college were put in prison and condemned to flagellation.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 03" by Various
They founded the convent of Cavite, by apostolic and royal authority, in the year one thousand six hundred and sixteen.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898 (Vol 28 of 55)" by Various
A great deal of importance was given to Messianic prophecies during the days of the Saviour and the apostolic age of the church.
"Autobiography of Frank G. Allen, Minister of the Gospel" by Frank G. Allen
But we claim not the praise of a holy, self-denying and apostolic life.
"Thoughts on Missions" by Sheldon Dibble
Blessed, he says, be he who protests against this, but cursed be he who speaks against the truth of apostolic indulgences.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 9" by Various
It is primitive and apostolic in simplicity.
"George Muller of Bristol" by Arthur T. Pierson
Nothing is made clearer in the Apostolic writings than the fact that it is our blessed privilege to have this Divine testimony.
"Standards of Life and Service" by T. H. Howard
But how trifling were these experiences in comparison with those involved in an apostolate of science!
"Celebrated Travels and Travellers" by Jules Verne
I believe that Providence will bless the Apostolic spirit of our missionaries, and the obscure zeal of our Sisters of Charity.
"Donahoe's Magazine, Volume 15, No. 2, February 1886" by Various
Oh, happy privilege to fill this apostolic role!
"Dreamers of the Ghetto" by I. Zangwill
Finally, there are the saints, the men who live solely for high purposes and to whom the revolution is a veritable apostolate.
"Criminal Man" by Gina Lombroso-Ferrero
AN APOSTOLIC JOURNEY IN THE UNITED STATES.
"A Story of One Short Life, 1783 to 1818" by Elisabeth G. Stryker
In the apostolic days the Second Coming of Christ was generally and constantly expected.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Hence the Apostolic Constitutions, the Decretals, the Apostles' and the Athanasian Creeds, and all the profitable relics of saints and martyrs.
"Flowers of Freethought" by George W. Foote
Documents of various kinds, including gospels and apostolic epistles, circulated widely.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 6, Slice 3" by Various
An apostolic passion for the salvation of his fellow-men took hold upon him.
"James Gilmour of Mongolia" by James Gilmour
A mission of the Catholic Apostolic Brethren, served from Wolverhampton, completes the list of religious agencies now at work in Willenhall.
"The Annals of Willenhall" by Frederick William Hackwood
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In poetry:

Because men strove you did not love them less;
You felt for each — for everyone and all —
With that same apostolic tenderness
Which Samuel felt when yearning over Saul.
"John Bede Polding" by Henry Kendall
As once the apostolic twelve
Of goods allotment made,
So equity dealt out with care
The widow's and the orphan's share,
And of the aged forced to delve
At drudging task or trade.
"Christmas At Church" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Kevin Hutton and his unnamed wooden sidekick will appear at Calvary Apostolic First United Presbyterian Church for a revival.
Calvary Apostolic First United Presbyterian Church's revival.
Faith Apostolic Church is located at 800 N Roan St Services are held each Sunday at 10 am and 6 pm and on Thursday at 6 pm David Lang is pastor.
Apostolic Tabernacle Church torn down.
Born May 8, 1920, in Portageville, to the late James and Bertha Townsend Black, she was a member of the Apostolic Truth Tabernacle Church.
Calvary Apostolic First United Presbyterian Church 's revival.
Apostolic Blessing " Urbi et Orbi " (April 19, 2005).
Bishop Cunningham of Syracuse named Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Rochester.
APOSTOLIC Solid Rock Church of Ann Arbor .
APOSTOLIC PENTECOSTAL New Grace Apostolic Temple.
Arthur was a member of Monroe Apostolic Church.
Old Apostolic Lutheran Church still is checking out the possibility of moving to Franklin Township, but the issue of widening 90th Street, the neighboring road, is proving to be a stumbling block.
Amid the pomp of a ceremony that included about 50 bishops , 200 priests, a cardinal and a papal representative who delivered Pope Benedict XVI's "apostolic mandate," Vann spoke warmly during his first homily.
The New Life Apostolic Church on East Perkins Street was destroyed by fire August 9th.
Calvary Apostolic First United Presbyterian Church's revival.
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In science:

Srivastava, Some generalizations of the Apostol-Bernoul li and Apostol-Euler polynomials, J.
Unification of the three families of generalized Apostol type polynomials on the Umbral algebra
Srivastava, Some generalizations of the Apostol-Genocchi polynomials and the Stirling numbers of the second kind, Appl.
Unification of the three families of generalized Apostol type polynomials on the Umbral algebra
Bernoulli polynomials; Euler polynomials; Apostol Bernoulli polynomials; generalized Frobenius Euler polynomials; Normalized Polynomials; Array polynomials; Stirling numbers of the second kind; p-adic Volkenborn integral; generating function; functional equation; Laplace transform.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
In this section, we provide generating functions, related to nonnegative real parameters, for the generalized Eulerian type polynomials and numbers, that is, the so called generalized Apostol type Frobenius Euler polynomials and numbers.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
To prove the multiplication formula of the generalized Apostol Bernoulli polynomials, we need the following generating function which is defined by Srivastava et al. [48, pp. 254, Eq.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
Apostol, On the Lerch zeta function, Pacific J.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
Simsek, Unification of the three families of generalized Apostol type polynomials on the Umbral algebra, arXiv:1110.2047v1 [math.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
Jang, On the q -Extension of Apostol-Euler Numbers and Polynomials, Abstr.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
Srivastava, Some relationships between the Apostol-Bernoulli and Apostol-Euler polynomials, Comput.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
Srivastava, Some generalizations of the Apostol-Genocchi polynomials and the Stirling numbers of the second kind, Appl.
Generating functions for generalized Stirling type numbers, Array type polynomials, Eulerian type polynomials and their applications
Kurt,A further symmetric relation on the analogue of the Apostol-Bernoul li and the analogue of the Apostol-Genocchi polynomials, Appl.
On the fermionic p-adic integral representation of Bernstein polynomials associated with Euler numbers and polynomials
Kurt, A further symmetric relation on the analogue of the Apostol-Bernoul li and the analogue of the Apostol-Genocchi polynomials jour Appl.
A note on q-Bernstein polynomials
Kurt, A further symmetric relation on the analogue of the Apostol-Bernoul li and the analogue of the Apostol-Genocchi polynomials, Appl.
q-Bernstein polynomials associated with q-stirling numbers and Carlitz's q-Bernoulli numbers
After, Bayad introduced as theoretical identities of the Fourier transformation of the Apostol-Bernoulli, Apostol-Euler and ApostolGenocchi polynomials.
The Frobenius-Euler function and its applications
Apostol, An Introduction to the Analytic Theory of Numebrs, Springer–Verlag, 1975. N. J.
A Simple Number Theoretic Result
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