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

First Known Use of homiletics

1830, in the meaning defined above

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“Homiletics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/homiletics. Accessed 14 Jun. 2021.

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