Christian martyr. A student of the Apostle John, he was burned at the stake during a period of persecution of Christians in Smyrna.
He was one of the apostles of the new culture.
I bought a book on the passing of spiritual authority from the apostles through successive popes and other bishops.
Apostles were sent out by Christ to spread his teachings.
名词: apostlehood |
1. (A-)(基督教的)使徒; 十二个门徒之一; 传道先驱者