from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or of the nature of a homily.
- adj. Relating to homiletics.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or relating to a homily, or to homiletics.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to familiar intercourse; social; affable; conversable; companionable.
- adj. Of or pertaining to homiletics; hortatory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Same as homiletical, 1.
- In the style or of the nature of a homily or a sermon; hortatory; expository.
- Of or pertaining to sermons or to homiletics; pertaining to preaching or the art of preaching.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. of or relating to homiletics
- adj. of the nature of a homily or sermon
The homiletic was the favourite style of preaching during the Middle Ages; and many of the sermons then preached might, from the frequent use of the Sacred
Priests may find it useful as an additional homiletic resource, and others might use it to dig deeper into the liturgical readings of the day.
I was on another such call recently, the purpose of which—according to the Jewish rabbinical group that invited me—was to help listeners "understand the current state of the economy; learn about the impact of the proposed budget cuts on the poor and disenfranchised; consider the consequences of the increasing gap between the rich and poor in America; and, glean homiletic and textual background to help prepare their High Holiday sermons on this timely topic."
In the Conservative temple in which I was raised, the joke not an original one was that the rabbi would take homiletic guidance from the New York Times editorial page.
Islam plays a small role in the book, and Judaism none at all the editors place conventional homiletic and uplift preaching alongside the most strident black nationalism.
I love the Word's ability to rise again from chronic, homiletic burial.
Postmodernism and the function of the new homiletic in Post-Christendom congregations.
Austin Phelp's theory of balance in homiletic style.
We use homiletic history the same way, and likewise make grand opera out of our wars to sanctify national narrative.
Change in history -- homiletic history -- sees events themselves as the change.