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“Proclamation” is a general term signifying the activity of a herald (Gk. kēryx) or messenger (angelos; Angel) in making public the content and meaning of what God has said or done for the salvation of the world (Soteriology). It thus presupposes divine revelation; in particular, proclamation is based upon the conviction that God is an agent in the world he has created (Creation 4; Salvation History). For example, in Hebrews 1–2 God is said to have spoken frequently in the…

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Sykes, Stephen W., “Proclamation”, in: Encyclopedia of Christianity Online. Consulted online on 22 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2211-2685_eco_P.152>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004169678, 20080512

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