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Twelve Apostles
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As described by the New Testament of the Bible, the twelve Apostles (or twelve disciples or simply Apostles) were the primary followers of Jesus of Nazareth. Other early prominent Christians, most notably Paul of Tarsus, were also called Apostles, but were not included among the twelve.

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Individual apostlesEdit

Works by the ApostlesEdit

  • The Apostolic Constitutions (4th century) purports to have been written by the Twelve Apostles.
  • A Christian tradition holds that the Apostles' Creed (5th-7th century) was written jointly by the Twelve Apostles, with each apostle contributing one of the creed's twelve articles.

Works about the ApostlesEdit

Biblical textsEdit

Other ancient textsEdit

Reference textsEdit

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