Dictionary.com noun 1. an act of anointing, especially as a medical treatment or religious rite. 2. an unguent or ointment; salve. 3. something soothing or comforting. 4. an excessive, affected, sometimes cloying earnestness or fervor in manner, especially in speaking. 5. Religion. the oil used in religious rites, as in anointing the sick or dying. … Continue reading Unction


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