kerygmatic

kerygma

[ki-rig-muh]
noun, plural kerygmata [ki-rig-muh-tuh] .
1.
the preaching of the gospel of Christ, especially in the manner of the early church.
2.
the content or message of such preaching.
Also, kerugma [ki-ruhg-muh] .


Origin:
1885–90; < Greek kḗrygma proclamation, preaching, equivalent to kēryk-, stem of kērýssein to proclaim + -ma resultative noun suffix

kerygmatic [ker-ig-mat-ik] , adjective
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kerygma (ˌkeˈriːɡmə)
 
n
Christianity the essential news of Jesus, as preached by the early Christians to elicit faith rather than to educate or instruct
 
[from Greek: preaching, proclamation]

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