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n. pl. ex·e·ge·ses (-sēz)
Critical explanation or analysis, especially of a text.

[Greek exēgēsis, from exēgeisthai, to interpret : ex-, ex- + hēgeisthai, to lead; see sāg- in Indo-European roots.]

ex′e·get′ic (-jĕt′ĭk), ex′e·get′i·cal adj.
ex′e·get′i·cal·ly adv.


(ˌɛksɪˈdʒɛtɪk) or


(Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of or relating to exegesis; expository
ˌexeˈgetically adv
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Gerard R (2016) Faptele Apostolilor: comentariu exegetic si teologic.
It is not an exegetic work, but only a (non-theological) general hermeneutical strategy for merging or, at least, designing a possibility for mutual support of theology and science.
If, as discussed earlier on, Sarduy already warned in his essayistic work about the dangers of implementing this second exegetic path, in his poetry this aim is even clearer.
Each of the performances imbued the audience with a tangible sense of both the creative process behind, and exegetic precept of '7': Rusinuic's performance embodied the highly-personal and meditative nature of Gulgee's artistic process; Pagganwala's performance gave the audience a tactile sense of the way in which Gulgee's personal messages - his artwork - were interacting with each of them, in an incomprehensible yet overt manner; and Love Letters provided the audience with a cornerstone with which they could connect to the concept and process, by writing their own personal messages and sealing them, never to be seen or understood by anyone else, and installing them as part of the exhibition.
Messianism's Reinstatement in the Exegetic Discourse of Jose Porfirio Miranda
everything is representation and thus open to the sort of exegetic and
This element of uncertainty, which generated a fluid set of contradictions and tensions, would make Magneto a disputed character in diegetic and exegetic terms, a controversial figure that repeatedly prompted (re)examinadon and contention.
I can offer no better summary of (or commentary on) the book's fourth and final chapter than Heffernan himself: "By exposing the overlooked subtextual strata that work to put forward the figuration of Caesar as godly-demonic lion, I hope to liberate Julius Caesar from its exegetic capture as Plutarchian forensic-battlefield psychodrama" (156, emphasis in original).
In the mix, the exegetic work of scholars such as Myers, Marianne Sawicki, William Herzog, Jim Tabor, Rachel Havrelock, and Jim Corbett eddy and flow into torrents of potential significance.
1-39), the author posits a "continuum of revision approaches" for laws, exegetic rationales, and hermeneutical principles.
(...) It refers to different forms of commentary on the text and to exegetic treatments of monographic nature.
This temptation arises within Christian figural reading itself, which placed the Old Testament in an "exegetic context which often removed the thing told very far from its ...