This Greek word, meaning "proclamation" or "preaching," refers to the announcement of the Gospel or the Good News of divine salvation offered to all through Jesus Christ. Kērygma has the twofold sense of being both an event of proclamation and a message proclaimed.

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  • Kerygma — (Greek: κήρυγμα, kérugma , pronounced kay roog ma ) is the Greek word used in the New Testament for preaching (see Luke 4:18 19, Romans 10:14, bibleref|Matthew|3:1). It is related to the Greek verb κηρύσσω (kērússō), to cry or proclaim as a… …   Wikipedia

  • kerygma — preaching, 1889, from Gk. kerygma “proclamation, preaching,” from keryssein “to proclaim,” related to keryx herald …   Etymology dictionary

  • kerygma — [kə rig′mə] n. [Gr(Ec) kērygma, preaching < Gr, a proclamation < kēryssein, to proclaim < kēryx, a herald < IE base * kar , to praise loudly > OE hrothor, joy] Christian Theol. 1. preaching of the Gospel 2. emphasis on the essence… …   English World dictionary

  • Kerygma — (греч.) извещение, проповедь, керигма …   Философская энциклопедия

  • Kerygma — (griech., »Predigt«) Petri, eine apokryphe Schrift des 2. nachchristlichen Jahrhunderts; s. Petrus …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • Kerygma — Ke|ryg|ma 〈n.; s; unz.〉 Verkündigung (der christlichen Botschaft) [<grch. kerygma „Bekanntmachung“] * * * Ke|ryg|ma, das; s [griech. ke̅̓rygma = das durch den Herold (= griech. ke̅̓ryx) Ausgerufene] (Theol.): Verkündigung (bes. des… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Kerygma — Dieser Artikel wurde in der Qualitätssicherung Religion eingetragen. Hilf mit, die inhaltlichen Mängel dieses Artikels zu beseitigen, und beteilige dich an der Diskussion. Kerygma (von griech. κήρυγμα, kérygma, Botschaft ) ist ein Fachausdruck in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • kerygma — noun Etymology: Greek kērygma, from kēryssein to proclaim, from kēryx herald more at caduceus Date: 1889 the apostolic proclamation of salvation through Jesus Christ • kerygmatic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • kerygma — kerygmatic /ker ig mat ik/, adj. /ki rig meuh/, n., pl. kerygmata / meuh teuh/. 1. the preaching of the gospel of Christ, esp. in the manner of the early church. 2. the content or message of such preaching. Also, kerugma /ki rug meuh/. [1885 90;… …   Universalium

  • kerygma — ke•ryg•ma [[t]kɪˈrɪg mə[/t]] n. rel the preaching of the gospel of Christ, esp. in the manner of the early church • Etymology: 1885–90; < Gk kḗrygma proclamation, preaching ker•yg•mat•ic [[t]ˌkɛr ɪgˈmæt ɪk[/t]] adj …   From formal English to slang

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