- preaching of the Gospel
- emphasis on the essence and spirit of the Gospel, as in preaching, catechesis, etc.
Origin of kerygmaEcclesiastical Greek kērygma, preaching ; from Classical Greek a proclamation ; from kēryssein, to proclaim ; from kēryx, a herald ; from Indo-European base an unverified form kar-, to praise loudly from source Old English hrothor, joy
The proclamation of religious truths, especially as taught in the Gospels.
Origin of kerygmaGreek kērugma, preaching, proclamation, from kērux, kērug-, herald.
From Ancient Greek κῆρυγμα (kērugma, “proclamation, preaching”), from κηρυσσω (kerusso, “I proclaim, preach”), from κῆρυξ (kēruks, “herald”)