Muse seems to this reviewer to write in a manner that seeks to effect kerygmatic
movement in his audience--that is, he asks his readers to experience an inner change in order to engage and metabolize his writing.
Indeed, Rudolf Bultman, the leading kerygmatic
theologian, argued the only essential historical teaching is the crucifixion of Jesus: all else is conjecture and interpretation.
Karl Barth's theology was church dogmatics; Rudolf Bultmann's theology was kerygmatic
He characterizes Francis's theology as basically kerygmatic
, one that includes the strong influence of the 19th-century theologian Karl Christian Friedrich Krause's "democratic romanticism.
He covers theotopy, 50 shades of gray, synaesthetic space: space and light, kerygmatic
space: word and image, eucharistic space: dance and garden, and the place of the spirit.
Jesus spoke about God's empowerment of his followers but often did so in a kerygmatic
or an evangelistic context.
Despite previous catechetical movements following Josef Jungmann's kerygmatic
theology and the German psychology of the Munich method, (18) the Second Vatican Council transformed how the Christian faith would be taught to new generations.
The use of case studies further prompts students to think contextually about the pastoral, catechetical, and kerygmatic
ramifications of the beliefs and practices presented.
While proclamation of the Christian message has priority, we cannot address people's concerns in a scientific world entirely with kerygmatic
preaching but must do some teaching to inculcate familiarity with adequate ways of relating science and Christian thought.
The movement of meaning circumventing through the community, through the texts that speak of a Transcendent reality, is placed "in front" of the believer--through others that have come before him or her--as a choice: to let oneself be transformed by the kerygmatic
power of the faith through the poetic character of the kerygma itself and, in this sense, allow a radical orientation of one's life in relation to the narrative of the particular religion.
Given the primacy of the kerygmatic
role of theology, for what reason--and on what basis--would it engage secular law?
MacEwen draws upon Northrop Frye's distinction between descriptive, conceptual, rhetorical, and kerygmatic
language--each of which is used in Caird's work.