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a sermon on a moral or religious topic

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Even if a homilist can hit all those points, there are other issues to consider in liturgy.
In contrast, the talmudic homilists enumerated five transgressions on account of which Saul died.
The relation of this sermon to Vos inquam becomes clear in the next section, in which the homilist attacks the assertion of "the Jew" and the "accursed Manichaean" (detestandus Manichaeus) that a virgin cannot give birth.
Most homilists realize the dangers of passages such as John 8:44, "You are from your father the devil, and you choose to do your father's desires," and 1 Thess 2:15, "[the Jews], who killed both the Lord Jesus and the prophets.
It is the task of the homilist to mediate this presence so that as the homilist speaks, the community may apprehend the presence of Christ in the Holy Spirit.
If the homilist had been trained in ancient rhetoric, the task of embroidering Matthew's account would be easy for him; he could simply borrow from pagan oratory the conventional description of wars, and apply it to Herod's slaughter of the innocents.
12, he will be the homilist for Choral Evensong at the Church of the Resurrection, 3925 Hilyard St.
Going through this original source background one can easily notice that the Old English homilist always made a conscious effort to give his audience and readers the meaning in a clear and digestible vernacular idiom.
Indeed Cahill the hip homilist is at bottom rather old-fashioned.
But the artist as homilist turned such sermons back on themselves.
For example, a radio homilist once shared his personal discouragement with his radio congregation: "Religion is a messy, untidy place where we try to join together two realities which don't fit easily" he said.
Aitken, the dean of religious studies at McGill University, was homilist at the annual AIDS Mass at the Church of St.
The Vercelli homilist evokes the will of God after the fact:
Cardinal Donald Wuerl, archbishop of Washington, will lead the National Mass of Thanksgiving as principal celebrant and homilist.
The first chapter sketches the state of the question and discusses Augustine's development and work as a homilist, the various approaches to the dating of the sermons, the history of the Pelagian controversy, and a discussion of the evolution of Augustine's thought on grace.