What is homiletics? Dictionary.com noun, ( used with a singular verb) 1. the art of preaching; the branch of practical theology that treats of homilies or sermons. Etymonline.com "the art of preaching," 1805, from homiletic; also see -ics.  (noun) homiletic (adj.) 1640s, "of or having to do with sermons," from Late Latin homileticus, from Greek … Continue reading Homiletics


At the root of the term "apologetics" is "apology". NO, we are not talking about saying "I'm sorry" here. Let's take a closer look as to its actual meaning & origin. Dictionary.com noun, ( used with a singular verb) 1. the branch of theology concerned with the defense or proof of Christianity. Etymonline.com apologetics "branch … Continue reading Apologetics


The study of salvation or, more specifically, the doctrine of salvation from our sins. Etymology: (from etymonline) "1847, in reference to health; 1864 in reference to salvation, from German soteriologie, from Greek soteria "preservation, salvation," from soizein "save, preserve," related to sos "safe, healthy," of uncertain origin (perhaps from PIE root *teue- "to swell"). With … Continue reading Soteriology