exegetics


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exegetics

(ˌɛksɪˈdʒɛtɪks)
n
(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) (functioning as singular) the scientific study of exegesis and exegetical methods

exegetics

the branch of theology that specializes in interpretation, or exegesis, of Biblical literature. Historically, exegetes have recognized four levels of meaning in the Bible: the historical or literal, the allegorical, the moral, and the anagogical or mystical, putting emphasis on the necessity of a foundation for the latter three in the literal sense. — exegete, n.
See also: Bible
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