Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

A personal follower of Christ during his life, especially one of the twelve Apostles (see also beloved disciple). The word is recorded from Old English, and comes from Latin discipulus ‘learner’, from discere learn.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

Reference entries

See all related reference entries in Oxford Index »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.