American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Christianity The proclamation of religious truths, especially as taught in the Gospels.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A proclamation; preaching; specifically, Christian preaching.
- n. preaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church
- From Ancient Greek κῆρυγμα ("proclamation, preaching"), from κηρυσσω (kerusso, "I proclaim, preach"), from κῆρυξ (kēruks, "herald") (Wiktionary)
- Greek kērugma, preaching, proclamation, from kērux, kērug-, herald. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“The original function of the sermon was evangelism, as seen in the Greek word kerygma which means "proclamation" (of the Good News). ”
“They eventually compiled and left behind documents testifying to the understanding that they proclaimed — their "kerygma," to use the term of art.”
“His response moves through three steps: a recall of the basic "kerygma" about”
“(verses 24-25); the proclamation of the Gospel or "kerygma" in the proper sense”
“How many families ... have been helped to rediscover the joy of faith and the enthusiasm of evangelical witness through the announcement of the 'kerygma' and the rediscovery of Baptism!”
“Christianity, the religion that is nothing if not a collective response to the person and persona of Jesus in history, ought to be a wellspring of egalitarian kerygma and joyful freedom.”
“Passion, death, and Resurrection, which narrative no doubt constituted the heart and substance of the primitive oral kerygma, or”
“He baldly claimed at times at least, I doubt he did so consistently that the risen Christ has no existence apart from the preached kerygma.”
“Do you agree with my fundamentalist, YEC theology professor that they are kerygma?”
“If so, do you feel there are any elements of kerygma in other similar non-Christian texts of the period, or do you agree with my fundamentalist, young-earth creationist professor that the genre of the gospels is sui generis because they were inspired by God?”
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