Kerygma definition

kə-rĭgmə
The proclamation of religious truths, especially as taught in the Gospels.
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Preaching of the Gospel.
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Emphasis on the essence and spirit of the Gospel, as in preaching, catechesis, etc.
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The Apostolic proclamation of religious truths, especially as taught in the Gospels.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
kerygma
Plural:
kerygmata

Origin of kerygma

  • Greek kērugma preaching, proclamation from kērux kērug- herald

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Ancient Greek κῆρυγμα (kērugma, “proclamation, preaching”), from κηρυσσω (kerusso, “I proclaim, preach”), from κῆρυξ (kēruks, “herald”)

    From Wiktionary