Origin of homiletic
Examples from the Web for homiletic
In LB the incident is given a homiletic turn, by being told to illustrate the saint's care for animals.
In the homiletic sphere perpetual motion is an assured success.The Gentle Reader|Samuel McChord Crothers
The homiletic purpose of these documents is most clearly shown in the Irish Life.
It is a popular work, written with a practical purpose, ethical and homiletic in tone and style.A History of Mediaeval Jewish Philosophy|Isaac Husik
Nemcova's renderings are too often diffuse and inconsequential, Kulda's dry, pedantic, and homiletic.The Shoemaker's Apron|Parker Fillmore
1640s, "of or having to do with sermons," from Late Latin homileticus, from Greek homiletikos "of conversation, affable," from homelein "associate with," from homilos (see homily).