Meaning of paradosis in English:

paradosis

Pronunciation /pəˈradəsɪs/

noun

  • A historical tradition, especially one relating to the teachings of Jesus and his disciples; teaching based on tradition.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From ancient Greek παράδοσις handing down, transmission, tradition, in Hellenistic Greek also teaching, doctrine (New Testament) from παρα- + δόσις giving.