Definition for AG'A-PE

AG'A-PE, n. [ag'apy; Gr. αγαπη, love.]

Among the primitive Christians, a love feast or feast of charity, held before or after the communion, when contributions were made for the poor. This feast was held at first without scandal, but afterward being abused, it was condemned at the council of Carthage, A. D. 397. – Encyc.

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