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Jude (epistle of the New Testament)

Jude, epistle of the New Testament, the next to last book of the Bible. The Jude who wrote it has been identified since ancient times with St. Jude the apostle, but most modern scholars deny the identity and date the letter as late as AD 100. It is called a Catholic (or General) Epistle, but it is clearly intended for a particular audience, which it warns against some heresy that led to immorality. The dangers are shown from Old Testament examples. The book contains references to Jewish apocryphal books, Enoch and the Assumption of Moses. It ends with a doxology. Jude has a close literary relationship with Second Peter.

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Jude, Saint

Saint Jude, or Saint Judas [Jude is an English form to distinguish him from Judas Iscariot], in the New Testament, one of the Twelve Apostles, also called Thaddaeus. He is thought to have been the son or brother of St. James the Less. It is doubtful that he was the Judas called the brother of Jesus or the traditional author of the Letter of St. Jude. In some passages in the New Testament he is called Judas. According to Western tradition he suffered martyrdom in Persia with St. Simon.

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Jude, St

Jude, St an Apostle, supposed brother of James; also known as Judas. Thaddaeus (mentioned in St Matthew's Gospel) is traditionally identified with him. According to tradition, he was martyred in Persia with St Simon.

St Jude is the patron saint of hopeless causes. He may be shown holding a club, as the instrument of his martyrdom; otherwise he is seen holding a fish (while St Simon has a ship). His feast day (with St Simon) is 28 October.

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Jude, St

Jude, St. One of the twelve apostles (‘Judas not Iscariot’, according to John 14. 22). He is a popular saint in the Roman Catholic Church and is invoked in circumstances of special difficulty. Feast day in the E., 19 June; in the W., with St Simon, 28 Oct.

The Letter of Jude is one of the Catholic epistles of the New Testament.

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Jude, Epistle of

Jude, Epistle of New Testament book of the Bible. It consists of a letter exhorting all Christians to keep the faith and live righteously. The author calls himself the brother of James, probably the one mentioned in Mark 6:3.

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