Passage: Mark 1:1
"In the Greco-Roman world from which the early church adopted it, 'gospel' was a public proclamation of, say, a war won, borne by a herald who ran back to the city and, with his welcome of political news, occasioned public celebration." - Rodney Clapp, A Peculiar People, 79-80.
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