from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Christianity The proclamation of religious truths, especially as taught in the Gospels.
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- n. The Apostolic proclamation of religious truths, especially as taught in the Gospels.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A proclamation; preaching; specifically, Christian preaching.
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- n. preaching the gospel of Christ in the manner of the early church
Greek kērugma, preaching, proclamation, from kērux, kērug-, herald.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Ancient Greek κῆρυγμα ("proclamation, preaching"), from κηρυσσω (kerusso, "I proclaim, preach"), from κῆρυξ (kēruks, "herald") (Wiktionary)