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The third appearance was an upper room in ... Jerusalem ... The men who would become known as the Apostles went into hiding. Jesus: The Lost 40 Days, History 2011
What did the Apostles see on that fortieth day when Jesus called them to the Mount of Olives? ibid.
The strange case of the inseparable James and John ... said to be brothers ... They are always referred to together and in the same order ... and even speaking together. Excavating the Empty Tomb, Youtube 2011
Was Mark casting James and John as a Christianised version of Castor and Polydeuces? ibid.
I chose out you twelve, judging you to be disciples worthy of me, whom the Lord willed, and thinking you faithful apostles; sending you unto the world to preach the Gospel to men throughout the world, that they should know that there is one God; to declare by faith in me [the Christ] what shall be, that they that have heard and believed may be saved, and that they which have not believed may hear and bear witness, not having any defence so as to say, We did not hear. The Preaching of Peter
Jesus has been killed but the Apostles don’t intend to let his message die. Twelve men believe they are in a race against time to save the world. Secret Lives of the Apostles, National Geographic 2013
According to Paul, he and Peter never reconciled, and Paul never doubts for a moment that he is the one who knows what’s best for the movement. ibid.
But Paul dreams of bringing his mission to Rome itself. ibid.
Now the names of the twelve apostles are these; The first, Simon, who is called Peter, and Andrew his brother; James the son of Zebedee, and John his brother;
Philip, and Bartholomew; Thomas, and Matthew the publican; James the son of Alphaeus, and Lebbaeus, whose surname was Thaddaeus;
Simon the Canaanite, and Judas Iscariot, who also betrayed him. Matthew 10:2-4
Then he called his twelve disciples together, and gave them power and authority over all devils, and to cure diseases.
And he sent them to preach the kingdom of God, and to heal the sick.
And he said unto them, Take nothing for your journey, neither staves, nor scrip, neither bread, neither money; neither have two coats apiece. Luke 9:1-3