- of or relating to the apostle Peter or the Epistles bearing his name.
Origin of Petrine
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Examples from the Web for petrine
Schwegler believes that it was written to reconcile the Pauline and Petrine doctrines.The Bible
John E. Remsburg
Tacitly, but uncompromisingly, Petrine tradition is set aside.The Making of the New Testament
Benjamin W. Bacon
Petrine gave you a cent for biscuits and you go and spend it on lollipops.My Little Boy
It is necessary now, in the next place, to look at the evidence offered in opposition to the Petrine theory.
The evidence adduced here ends with the sweeping denial of every claim of the Petrine theory.
- New Testament of or relating to St Peter, his position of leadership, or the epistles, etc, attributed to him
- RC Church of or relating to the supremacy in the Church that the pope is regarded as having inherited from St Peterthe Petrine claims
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