exegesis exegesis


  • (n) an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)

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  1. At a certain point, however, Edington ran out of verses for exegesis.
  2. It would take something more along the lines of an exegesis.
  3. Well, for once in this column's brief life, I am not going to provide an exhaustive exegesis of something I loved when I was a kid.


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  1. Draper praised Vines' preaching, noting, "His careful exegesis of God's Word and his skillful craftsmanship of words has made him one of the most significant and appealing preachers of our time."
    on May 1, 2005 By: James T Draper Source: Florida Baptist Witness

  2. "In 'Milestones,' Qutb endorses the Quranic exegesis of the medieval Islamic scholar Ibn Qayyim (1292-1350). Qutb writes: '[A]ccording to the explanation by Imam Ibn Qayyim, the Muslims were first restrained from fighting; then they were permitted...
    on Sep 14, 2006 By: Robert Spencer Source: WorldNetDaily

  3. "In the progress of exegesis, above all in the last 200 years, the convergences between Catholic and Protestant exegesis also grow, thus bringing about a notable consensus precisely in the point that was at the origin of the greatest historical...
    on Feb 4, 2009 By: Pope Benedict XVI Source: Zenit News Agency

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