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homily
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
a sermon, inspirational saying, or short story meant to be instructional
  • Whereas Pastor Merrill spoke an educated language—he'd been an English major at Princeton; he'd heard Niebuhr and Tillich lecture at Union Theological—Rector Wiggin spoke in ex-pilot homilies; he was a pulpit-thumper who had no doubt.
    p. 114.1

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