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In the Christian Church, a book of the New Testament in the form of a letter from an Apostle.

Epistle also denotes an extract from an Epistle (or another New Testament book not a Gospel) that is read in a church service.

Epistle side in a church, the south end of an altar, from which the Epistle is traditionally read (opposite to the north or Gospel side).

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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