the preaching of the gospel of Christ, especially in the manner of the early church.
the content or message of such preaching.
- Also ke·rug·ma [ki-ruhg-muh]. /kɪˈrʌg mə/.
- ker·yg·mat·ic [ker-ig-mat-ik], /ˌkɛr ɪgˈmæt ɪk/, adjective
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How to use kerygma in a sentence
In this connection also, he here and there regards all articles of the kerygma as of fundamental significance.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7) | Adolph Harnack
The hesitancy about the details of the kerygma, only shews the general uncertainty which at that time prevailed.History of Dogma, Volume 1 (of 7) | Adolph Harnack
British Dictionary definitions for kerygma
Christianity the essential news of Jesus, as preached by the early Christians to elicit faith rather than to educate or instruct
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