kerygma kerygma

Definition(s):

  • (n) preaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church

Usage(s):

  1. The saving act of God, answers Bultmann, which is what the New Testament really represents, and for which he uses the theologian's Greek word, kerygma.
  2. Those going must develop a new kerygma, one based on a thorough understanding of what mainland China is all about.
  3. And no theologian today worth his doctorate would dare talk of preaching or teaching: the fashionable forms are kerygma and didache.

News

  • The Rev. Richard Ray to preach at Montreat

    Retired pastor, ‘Kerygma’ editor part of conference center’s summer series June 26, 2013 Montreat Conference Center Communications Tanner Pickett MONTREAT, N.C. Sunday worship services in Montreat are a highlight of the season, and Montreat Conference Center welcomes the Rev. Richard Ray as guest preacher on June 30 as part...
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

Quotes

  • "This is the basic Announcement (Kerygma) that would be the test of orthodoxy," Wills writes. "It is the nucleus from which the Gospels were built up."
    on Mar 1, 2008 By: Garry Wills Source: Los Angeles Times

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