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Andrew

(d. c. 60 ad) apostle and patron saint of Scotland


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Brother of Simon Peter (Mark 1: 16), with whom he was fishing when invited by Jesus to become a disciple. But John 1: 35–41 offers an alternative account; Andrew followed Jesus after hearing John the Baptist's declaration; he then persuaded Peter to join them.

Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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