Christ vs Apostolicity - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between christ and apostolicity

is that christ is while apostolicity is the quality of being apostolic, notably of preserving authenticity within the mission and tradition of the christian church as founded by jesus christ and his twelve original apostles, through their representatives and successors in the papacy and episcopate.

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christ

English

Proper noun

(en proper noun)
  • The anointed one or messiah predicted in the Hebrew Bible.
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  • For there shall arise false Christs , and false prophets, and shall shew great signs and wonders; insomuch that, if it were possible, they shall deceive the very elect.
  • (Christianity) A title given to Jesus of Nazareth, seen as the fulfiller of the messianic prophecy; often treated as a personal name.
  • Derived terms

    * antichrist * Body of Christ * christen * Chrislam * christening * Christian * Christianity * Christicide * Christmas * Jesus Christ * Vicar of Christ

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    See also

    * Jesus * God *

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (arts) A figure or other artistic depiction of Jesus Christ.
  • Interjection

    (en interjection)
  • Synonyms

    * (expletive) God, Jesus Christ

    Usage notes

    Use is considered blasphemous by most Christians.

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    apostolicity

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    Noun

    (en-noun)
  • The quality of being apostolic, notably of preserving authenticity within the mission and tradition of the Christian church as founded by Jesus Christ and his twelve original Apostles, through their representatives and successors in the papacy and episcopate.
  • * 2009 , (Diarmaid MacCulloch), A History of Christianity , Penguin 2010, p. 427:
  • his Church did its best to trump Rome in apostolicity by declaring that it had been founded by the first-recruited among Christ's Apostles, Andrew.

    References

    * Catholic Encyclopaedia