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Kerygma
Kerygma and Didache
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Baker Encyclopedia of the Bible
Kerygma
Kerygma. Basic evangelistic message proclaimed by the earliest Christians. More fully, it is the proclamation of the death, resurrection, and exaltation of Jesus that leads to an evaluation of his person as both Lord and Christ, confronts one with the necessity of repentance, and promises the forgiveness
The International Standard Bible Encyclopedia, Revised
Kerygma
Kerygma kə-rigʹmə, keʹrig-mə [Gk. kḗrygma]. A systematic statement of the theology of the primitive Church as revealed in its preaching. The kerygma was the “proclamation of the death, resurrection, and exaltation of Jesus that led to evaluation of His person as both Lord and Christ, confronted man
Tyndale Bible Dictionary
Kerygma
KERYGMA* Basic evangelistic message proclaimed by the earliest Christians. More fully, it is the proclamation of the death, resurrection, and exaltation of Jesus that leads to an evaluation of his person as both Lord and Christ, confronts one with the necessity of repentance, and promises the forgiveness
Eerdmans Dictionary of the Bible
Kerygma
Kerygma (Gk. kḗrygma)The proclamation (Gk. “preaching”) of the good news in the NT and later. The word has become a quasitechnical term for the content of early Christian polemic, the “gospel” par excellence.
Eerdmans Bible Dictionary
Kerygma
Kerygma [kĭ rĭgˊmə] (Gk. kḗrygma “preaching, proclamation”).* The proclamation of the good news in the New Testament and later. The word has become a quasitechnical term for the content of early Christian polemic, the “gospel” par excellence.
Catholic Bible Dictionary
Kerygma
KERYGMA (Greek, “proclamation” or “preaching”) The announcement of the message of the Gospel as preached in the New Testament. The core of this message is the Kingdom of God and the redemption of man by Christ. When biblical scholars speak of the “early Christian kerygma,” they mean a basic summary of
Dictionary of the Later New Testament & Its Developments
Kerygma and Didache
Kerygma and DidacheThe nature of the early Christian preaching of the gospel has been a central issue in mid-twentieth-century NT scholarship. In particular debate has focused on the question and content of the kerygma. Related to the Greek verb kēryssō, which means “to herald,” “kerygma” refers to
The Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church
kerygma
kerygma (Gk. κήρυγμα, ‘preaching’). The element of proclamation in Christian apologetic, as contrasted with ‘didache’ or its instructional aspects.
Harper’s Bible Dictionary
Kerygma
Kerygmakerygma (kay-rigʹmuh), the transliteration of a Greek noun usually translated ‘preaching’ but indicating the content of the preaching more than the act. In the nt, that content is the ‘gospel,’ i.e., the ‘good news’ of God’s redemptive activity in the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus (Matt.
Nelson’s New Illustrated Bible Dictionary
Kerygma
KERYGMA [kay RIG mah] — the proclamation, or preaching, of the message of the gospel in the New Testament church. The word is a transliteration of a Greek word that means “proclamation,” “preaching,” or “message preached” (1 Cor. 1:21).
The Thiselton Companion to Christian Theology
Kerygma
KerygmaKerygma is the Greek word for “preaching,” and denotes the earliest Christian proclamation of the gospel. Classic references appear in the NT even before Paul; he “received” it as a given apostolic tradition and passed it on to others. The classic NT passage comes in 1 Cor. 15:3–5: “I handed
Dictionary of Theological Terms
Kerygma
KerygmaA Greek word that appears eight times in the NT and that is translated “preaching” on every occasion (see Matt. 12:41; Luke 11:32; Rom. 16:25; 1 Cor. 1:21; 2:4; 15:14; 2 Tim. 4:17; Tit. 1:3). It refers to the message, the emphasis being upon “the substance of what is preached as distinct from