psychogogic

psy·cho·gog·ic

(sī'kō-goj'ik),
Acting as a stimulant to the emotions.
[psycho- + G. agōgos, a leading away]
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Scrutinized in the context of Augustine's determination to offer his convalescing audience healing medicine, it becomes increasingly clear, as Kolbet argues, that any full understanding of the structure, exegetical strategies, and social agenda of Augustine's seemingly artless sermons must take serious account of the psychogogic aims that informed his public speaking.