unapostolic

unapostolic

(ʌnˌæpəsˈtɒlɪk) or

unapostolical

adj
(Ecclesiastical Terms) ecclesiast not apostolic; not related to or characteristic of the early Christian apostles or their subsequent apostles
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His emphasis on community leaves the most contested issues open for broad discussion, though he clearly considers present church structures unapostolic.
In tracing this element of O'Brien's fiction, McGinley's text emphasizes Father Jerry's unapostolic detachment, while it simultaneously introduces problematics of closure to which the priest and the novel intriguingly respond.