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Apostle and The Apostles can mean:

Religion

  • The Twelve Apostles, the 12 followers of Jesus given "the Great Commission".
  • The Seventy Apostles, the 70 sent forth in Luke 10. They are referred to as Apostles by the Orthodox Church and as Disciples in the Western tradition.
  • Jesus is referred to as an apostle in Hebrews 3:1
  • Apostle (Latter Day Saints), a position within the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • Muḥammad, as "رسول الله" "Rasūlullāh" (Muḥammad's primary title and a part of the Shahādah) can be translated as "The Apostle of God"

Entertainment

  • The Apostle, a 1997 movie directed by and starring Robert Duvall
  • El Apóstol, the world's oldest animated feature movie, 1917, Argentina
  • The Apostles (band), a punk rock group from the 1980s
  • The Apostles (Elgar), a 1903 choral work by Edward Elgar
  • Apostle (production company), a television production company founded in 1994 by Jim Serpico and Denis Leary
  • 12 Apostles (record label), a record label
  • The Apostles (Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible), an installment of the Christian direct-to-video animated movie series, Greatest Heroes and Legends of the Bible

Other

  • Cambridge Apostles, a secret society at the University of Cambridge
  • Apostle Plant, the genus Neomarica of plants believed to only flower after growing 12 leaves
  • Twelve Apostles (Irish counter-intelligence organisation), an Irish Republican Army unit created by Michael Collins

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