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It is a popular work, written with a practical purpose, ethical and homiletic in tone and style.

Nemcova's renderings are too often diffuse and inconsequential, Kulda's dry, pedantic, and homiletic.

It is a sort of Biblical hermeneutic, in which homiletic questions are also dealt with.

Other than quantitive changes are not noticed, except as provocations to homiletic discourse.

There is a poetic half, let us say a homiletic half, what we call Agada, as distinct from the legal portion called Halacha.

In the homiletic sphere perpetual motion is an assured success.

The homiletic habit is hard to break, and renders its victim strangely oblivious to the passage of time.

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.

The homiletic literature of that day indicates the unification very clearly.

In LB the incident is given a homiletic turn, by being told to illustrate the saint's care for animals.

WORD ORIGIN

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).

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