Definition of Pauline in English:


Line breaks: Paul|ine
Pronunciation: /ˈpɔːlʌɪn


Christian Theology
1Relating to or characteristic of St Paul, his writings, or his doctrines: the Pauline Epistles
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  • It is not erroneous, as he claims, to believe that the Gospels reflect a Pauline theologizing of the original Jesus message.
  • It is worthwhile to remember that Luther's favorite book of the Bible was not a Pauline epistle, but the Gospel of John.
  • Against conventional Pauline study, he returns to Augustine as a Pauline interpreter.
1.1(In the Roman Catholic Church) relating to Pope Paul VI, or the liturgical and doctrinal reforms pursued during his pontificate (1963–78) as a result of the Second Vatican Council: Ratzinger’s embrace of Gamber was dissent on the Pauline reform

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