Definition of Homiletics

1. Noun. The branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies.

Generic synonyms: Divinity, Theology
Derivative terms: Homiletical



2. Noun. The art of preaching.
Generic synonyms: Art, Artistry, Prowess

Definition of Homiletics

1. n. The art of preaching; that branch of theology which treats of homilies or sermons, and the best method of preparing and delivering them.

Definition of Homiletics

1. Noun. The art of preaching (especially the application of rhetoric in theology). ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homiletics

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Medical Definition of Homiletics

1. The art of preaching; that branch of theology which treats of homilies or sermons, and the best method of preparing and delivering them. Origin: Cf. F. Homiletique. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Literary usage of Homiletics

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"See homiletics. SERPENT IN WORSHIP, MYTHOLOGY, AND SYMBOLISM. The Basis (5 1). Name and ConceptionĀ« (Ā§ 1). Mythology (5 2). ..."

2. The English Catalogue of Books by Sampson Low (1901)
"Ephesians : Exposition and homiletics by WG Blaikie; Homilies by various Authors. ... 1 and 2 Thessalonians : Exposition and homiletics by PJ Gloag; ..."

3. The Methodist Review (1854)
"THERE is no really scientific treatise on homiletics an the English language. Nor is the want adequately supplied by Dr. Skinner's recent excellent ..."

4. The Christian Ministry: Its Present Claim and Attraction, and Other Writings by Theodore Claudius Pease (1894)
"Relation of homiletics to Logic, Rhetoric, and Eloquence. homiletics, we have seen, is both an art and a science. Christian preaching, which forms its ..."

5. Princeton Theological Review by Princeton Theological Seminary (1907)
"By HENRY C. GRAVES, AM, DD, Teacher of homiletics and Biblical Analysis in the Gordon Bible and Missionary Training School, Boston. ..."

6. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1897)
"Canon Rawlinson ; homiletics by the Rev. Dr. Conder ; Homilies by various Authors. Three Vols. London, 1896. 2- The Psalter. With a Concordance and other ..."

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