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(Lat., ‘the art of preaching’).

The medieval artes praedicandi provided instruction in the composition of sermons either as an adjunct to a collection of sermons or as a manual which circulated with other aids for the preacher. The genre received its distinctive form in the 12th cent., the first major example being that by Alan of Lille.

Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).


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