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homiletics

[ hom-uh-let-iks ]
/ ˌhɒm əˈlɛt ɪks /
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noun (used with a singular verb)
the art of preaching; the branch of practical theology that treats of homilies or sermons.
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Origin of homiletics

First recorded in 1820–30; see origin at homiletic, -ics
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British Dictionary definitions for homiletics

homiletics
/ (ˌhɒmɪˈlɛtɪks) /

noun
(functioning as singular) the art of preaching or writing sermons

Word Origin for homiletics

C17: from Greek homilētikos cordial, from homilein to converse with; see homily
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