St Thomas (Biographical details)

St Thomas (biblical figure; saint/martyr; Male; fl. early 1stC)

Also known as

St Thomas; Doubting Thomas; Didymus; Apostle; Thomas; St Thomas Apostle


Christian saint, New Testament figure and the apostle who doubted Christ's resurrection until he put a finger into the wound. Said to have preached in India where, according to some traditions, he was speared to death near Madras. His attribute is the carpenter's square or the T-square.