paraenetic

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paraenetic

(ˌpærɪˈnɛtɪk) or

paraenetical

adj
(Theology) of or relating to moral and ethical instruction or paraenesis
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If we break down al-F[bar{a}]ry[bar{a}]b[bar{i}]'s bibliography in terms of subject, we may loosely classify its contents as follows (bearing in mind, of course, that many of the subject categories overlap, and that we often have no more than the title to go by): eighteen books on ethics and morals (akhl[bar{a}]q), fifteen on Sufism, eight homiletical or paraenetical works ([wa.sup.[subset]]z, tadkh[bar{i}]r), seven general Had[bar{i}]th collections or commentaries thereon, six tafs[bar{i}]rs, and another eight works in assorted areas (three biographical dictionaries, two general works on religion, two books on prophethood, a dictionary, a book of poetry, and a [fad[bar{a}].sup.[contains]] i1 work).
HE v.i.3-2.8) with the account of Polycarp, contrasts the former as being apologetically oriented, and discerns somewhat eisegetically in an allegedly cooler tone of the latter's inscription a polemical, paraenetical concern that its addressees reject the New Prophecy.
5 and 9, placing contrasting Christologies alongside each other to present different paraenetical concerns.