homiletics homiletics

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies
  2. (n) the art of preaching

Usage(s):

  1. There is a good deal of homiletics and political woe-crying in his later letters, but Belloc was seldom a bore.
  2. Most ministers would grant that Fiorello LaGuardia's pulpit manner is unorthodox, but that his instinctive knowledge of homiletics is good, his exegesis not bad.
  3. Even when he can find the time for some sort of minimal preparation, many a younger minister finds himself inadequately trained in homiletics, the art of the pulpit.

News

  • Judson Press Book Makes Funeral Preaching a Teachable Moment

    VALLEY FORGE, PA (ABNS 6/14/13)—”What I propose here is a new approach to preaching funerals,” pastor, scholar, and author Peter Wherry explains, “an approach that is pastoral, holistic, and healing.” In his new book, pastors and preachers will discover more than conventional homiletics theory about mechanics and methodology. In it, Wherry envisions anew the content of preaching in the shadow of ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Worldwide Faith News

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