• WordNet 3.6
    • adj homiletic of or relating to homiletics "homiletic speech"
    • adj homiletic of the nature of a homily or sermon
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Homiletic Of or pertaining to familiar intercourse; social; affable; conversable; companionable. "His virtues active, chiefly, and homiletical , not those lazy, sullen ones of the cloister."
    • Homiletic Of or pertaining to homiletics; hortatory.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • homiletic Same as homiletical, 1.
    • homiletic In the style or of the nature of a homily or a sermon; hortatory; expository.
    • homiletic Of or pertaining to sermons or to homiletics; pertaining to preaching or the art of preaching.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. : cf. F. homil├ętique,. See Homily


In literature:

HOMILETICS, n. The science of adapting sermons to the spiritual needs, capacities and conditions of the congregation.
"The Devil's Dictionary" by Ambrose Bierce
Associated Words: homiletics, homiletic.
"Putnam's Word Book" by Louis A. Flemming
Indeed, most of their homiletical and illustrative material is still derived directly therefrom.
"The Religions of Japan" by William Elliot Griffis
Up in New Hampshire you can't do much but rest, but here you can improve your taste and collect a good deal of homiletic material.
"Humanly Speaking" by Samuel McChord Crothers
It seems to me clear that the chief office of the church is liturgical rather than homiletical.
"Preaching and Paganism" by Albert Parker Fitch
The homiletic literature of that day indicates the unification very clearly.
"History of Rationalism Embracing a Survey of the Present State of Protestant Theology" by John F. Hurst
The Homiletic Review, 1895, 408.
"The Religion of Babylonia and Assyria" by Morris Jastrow
In Pastoral Theology and Homiletics I was inspired with the high and sacred duties of the Christian ministry.
"Modern Persia" by Mooshie G. Daniel
It may be much the same in the case of homiletics.
"The Message and the Man:" by J. Dodd Jackson
These homiletic sounds moved Felix in no sense.
"Klytia" by George Taylor
Homiletic exposition of the Scriptures.
"Yiddish Tales" by Various
It is unmethodical and badly digested, homiletical in style, and abounding in biblical quotations.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 2, Slice 3" by Various
Of course, the average soldier, Jew or non-Jew, had no homiletic background; he was not a frequent listener to sermons in civil life.
"A Jewish Chaplain in France" by Lee J. Levinger
These subjects he has continued to teach ever since, with the addition, since 1872, of Homiletics.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery - Volume 3 (of 4)" by John Charles Dent
Then falling into a homiletical mood I thought of the great skill of God.
"What and Where is God?" by Richard La Rue Swain
These subjects he has continued to teach ever since, with the addition, since 1872, of Homiletics.
"The Canadian Portrait Gallery Volume 3" by John Charles Dent
In the homiletic sphere perpetual motion is an assured success.
"The Gentle Reader" by Samuel McChord Crothers
Boyce was elected president, and Broadus occupied the chair of New Testament Interpretation and Homiletics.
"Kentucky in American Letters, v. 1 of 2" by John Wilson Townsend
He serves a homiletical purpose in the Physiocratic speculations rather than fills an office essential to the theory.
"The Place of Science in Modern Civilisation and Other Essays" by Thorstein Veblen
D. C. HUGHES, Editor of the International Sunday-School Lesson Department of THE HOMILETIC MONTHLY.
"Lives of Illustrious Shoemakers" by William Edward Winks

In news:

Homiletic & Pastoral Review.
Homiletical Dogs in the Night Time.
According to my homiletics professor, there are only two ways to preach a good sermon: either we begin where we are and end in Jerusalem, or we begin in Jerusalem and end on the street where we live.
Contemporary Christian homiletics has taken a wrong turn.