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Synonyms for homily

a sermon on a moral or religious topic

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"I would strongly advise Abdullah not to give homilies to Hindus.
Sterling examples of these are the sermons of Archbishop Socrates Villegas, whose masses were capped by homilies that were famously only three or so minutes long.
"Priests are expected to deliver, not entertaining homilies but relevant, substantial homilies that will edify the people," he added.
It is all well and good to show that both themes of divine grace and human effort are to be found in many of these homilies, but the question arises about Augustine's idea of the relationship between these two themes.
Many other homilies Yadin-Israel brands as vacuous, tautological, or meaningless turn out not to be so.
His often hours-long homilies, broadcast every Sunday by the archdiocesan radio station YSAX, were the most popular program in the country, with nearly 75 percent of the rural population and 50 percent of the urban population listening in--along with the U.S.
16) of Hildegard of Bingen's Expositiones evangeliorum, or homilies on the Gospels.
Some manuals and older studies classify the church speech in four genres of preaches spoken in liturgical context: homilies, proper preaches, paraenesis (4) and religious lectures.
The best homilies are the ones that leave you feeling just a little bit uncomfortable with how you are falling short of being a good and faithful Catholic.
It is curious that a transcription of such a short and, at least at first glance, comparatively insignificant fragment of prose should have found a place in one of the first modern studies of Anglo-Saxon homilies. In 1709, Elizabeth Elstob punished her edition of AElfric's homily on St.
In Holy Restlessness (Augsburg Fortress, 2009, $15.99), Paul Dovre presents a collection of homilies delivered over twenty-five years as president of Concordia College, Moorhead, Minnesota.
Language and style in Old English composite homilies.
"Language And Style In Old English Composite Homilies" is a 207-page study by Hiroshi Ogawa that specifically focuses upon homilies as a prose literature tradition that extended over several centuries when Old English was the spoken and written language of Britain.
Among the writings of Hildegard of Bingen, her Expositiones euangeliorum, or gospel homilies, have attracted comparatively little scholarly attention.
The Homilies Appointed To Be Read In Churches, revised and introduced by Ian Robinson (Bishopstone, Herf., UK: Brynmill Press and Preservation Press of the Prayer Book Society USA, 2006)