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Acta poética

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GODINAS, Laurette. The Frameworks of Homiletic Literature: Some Manuals for Preachers in Use Towards the Middle of the 18th Century. Acta poét [online]. 2011, vol.32, n.1, pp.279-299. ISSN 2448-735X.

Since Augustine and his De doctrina christiana homiletic literature has experienced a permanent evolutional dynamics narrowly tight with the cultural and contextual phenomena which underlie the use of rhetoric to preach along the ages. This article proposes a revision of the specific materials that used to be in circulation during the 18th century in Mexico City and served for the education of preachers.

Keywords : Literature of New Spain; Preaching; Handbooks for preachers; Rhetoric; 18th century.

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