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Preaching
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I. General

Preaching (from Lat. praedicare, “proclaim publicly”) is spiritual or religious speech, in contrast, for example, to forensic speech, political speech, or celebratory speech. Its setting is the worship of the community (Ministerial offices), church activities such as evangelism, devotions (Devotion [Attitude]), and ordinations (Consecration/Ordi…

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Nicol, Martin, Beutel, Albrecht, Fuchs, Ottmar, Felmy, Karl Christian, Hermelink, Jan, Engemann, Wilfried, Uden, Ronald and Herrmann, Klaus, “Preaching”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 10 December 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_024459>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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