from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The art of preaching.
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- n. The art of preaching (especially the application of rhetoric in theology).
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The art of preaching; that branch of theology which treats of homilies or sermons, and the best method of preparing and delivering them.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art of preaching; that branch of practical theology which treats of the composition and delivery of sermons and other religious discourses.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the branch of theology that deals with sermons and homilies
- n. the art of preaching
From Ancient Greek ὁμιλητική. (Wiktionary)