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The preaching or proclamation of the Christian gospel:‘our historical knowledge of Jesus validates the Christian kerygma’
religious teaching, instruction, messageView synonyms
- ‘Discard the myths in which biblical stories are wrapped and hold on to the kerygma to which they point.’
- ‘The process of mutuality begins with valuing the context of God's people in which the kerygma has been preached.’
- ‘The kerygma is articulated through law and gospel.’
- ‘It is clear that the fathers were trying to keep a balanced relationship between the kerygma of Jesus and their own historical reality.’
- ‘This is simply untrue as kerygma and woefully inadequate for churches to teach as social ethics.’
Late 19th century: from Greek kērugma, from kērussein proclaim.
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