- preaching of the Gospel
- emphasis on the essence and spirit of the Gospel, as in preaching, catechesis, etc.
Origin of kerygmaEcclesiastical Greek k?rygma, preaching ; from Gr, a proclamation ; from k?ryssein, to proclaim ; from k?ryx, a herald ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kar-, to praise loudly from source Old English hrothor, joy
Origin of kerygmaGreek k&emacron;rugma, preaching, proclamation, from k&emacron;rux, k&emacron;rug-, herald.
From Ancient Greek κῆρυγμα (kērugma, “proclamation, preaching”), from κηρυσσω (kerusso, “I proclaim, preach”), from κῆρυξ (kēruks, “herald”)