homiletics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction
hom·​i·​let·​ics | \ ˌhä-mə-ˈle-tiks How to pronounce homiletics (audio) \

Definition of homiletics

: the art of preaching

Examples of homiletics in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Although sermons used to be reprinted regularly in newspapers, such controversies are uncommon, and homiletics rarely makes headlines anymore. Casey Cep, The New Yorker, 7 Oct. 2021

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First Known Use of homiletics

1830, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of homiletics was in 1830

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“Homiletics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homiletics. Accessed 18 Aug. 2022.

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