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also ex·e·ge·tist (ĕk′sə-jĕt′ĭst) A person skilled in exegesis.
tr.v. ex·e·get·ed, ex·e·get·ing, ex·e·getes
To perform exegesis on: exegeted the Gospel of Matthew.

[Greek exēgētēs, from exēgeisthai, to interpret; see exegesis.]
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(ˈɛksɪˌdʒiːt) or


(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) a person who practises exegesis
[C18: from Greek exēgētēs, from exēgeisthai to interpret; see exegesis]
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(ˈɛk sɪˌdʒit)

a person skilled in exegesis.
[1720–30; < Greek]
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Noun1.exegete - a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)
expert - a person with special knowledge or ability who performs skillfully
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Among their topics are hidden polemic: Josephus' work in the historical writings of Jacques Basnage and Menahem Amelander, the "Maskil Hero:" the image of Josephus in the worldview of the Jewish Enlightenment, dismantling orientalist fantasies and Protestant hegemony: German Jewish exegetes and their retrieval of Josephus the Jew, taking Josephus personally: the curious case of Emanuel Bin Gorio, and reading and interpreting Flavius Josephus in the Vilna and Warsaw Ghettos 1941-43.
Aissa a ajoute que cet "etat d'exception est statue" par les exegetes de l'islam et la jurisprudence musulmane en se referant aux textes sacres qui vont dans ce sens, citant, entre autres, le verset coranique stipulant que "Celui qui sauverait la vie d'une seule personne aurait comme sauve l'humanite toute entiere".
Gospel exegetes believe that the original version of Mark's Gospel ended with the women afraid to tell the story about the resurrection of Jesus (cf 16:8).
Careful not to impose essentialized, ahistorical notions of gender on the premodern exegetes, her analysis begins by demonstrating that socio-political and religious authority was understood in masculine terms and that interpretative authority in particular was emblematically masculine, whereas femaleness encompassed intellectual, physical, and moral deficiency.
Aden, Sha'ban 28, 1439, May 14, 2018, SPA -- Yemeni legitimate government approved operating air bridge for medical evacuation form Sana'a international Airport, including regular bi-weekly flights for the sick, especially those with illness that exegetes being treated abroad, in coordination with the Arab led coalition, the UN, World Health Organization (WHO) and the World Food Program (WFP), in addition to the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Yemeni Lise Grande.
(4) In this article we will examine three cases where Demetrius offered an explanation for a problem in the text (not having to do with chronology) and compare his approach to that of the rabbinic exegetes.
According to Hidayatullah, these modern scholars had a great impact on the feminist exegetes, because of their arguments that the Qur'an should be accessible to everyone, and that there can never be a one definitive interpretation for it.
In order to clarify the intention of de Lubac, it is useful to look at two exegetes whose evaluations of Origen contrast with that of de Lubac: Raymond E.
Synopsis: Written for theologians and graduate students in New Testament studies, "The Letter to the Hebrews: A New Commentary" by Jesuit scholar Albert Banhoye exegetes the entire letter verse by verse, paying attention to relevant issues for theology and spiritual life.
So, for example, the early exegetes were way ahead of modern literary critics of the Bible in recognizing that Scripture often employs modes of expression that are sometimes puzzling and cannot be clarified by adherence to a simple historical or literal interpretation.
Ancient Greek Inside Out: The Semantics of Grammatical Constructions: Guide for Exegetes and Students in Classical and New Testament Greek