exegesis


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an explanation or critical interpretation (especially of the Bible)

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Examples of exegesis for usefulness are understandably less frequent in this book devoted to the concern about fittingness.
A clearer discussion of exegesis would have helped to make sense of the variety of currents active in Calvin's engagement with the Bible.
For instance, Helmut Gatje's The Qur'an and Its Exegesis covers a much wider spectrum of themes than On the Nature of the Divine, but its first nine sections are almost entirely derived from two medieval commentaries: the Mu'tazili al-Zamakhshari (d.
Calvin's concern with the historical context of David and Solomon places him in the company of critical exegesis, whereas his concern to build up the faith of the Church places him in the company of pre-critical exegesis, according to Pak (132).
Tunisian candidates, who took part in these competitions, benefit of training at the Higher Institute of Theology, provided by professors specialised in reciting, psalmody and exegesis of the Koran.
I had a few discussions about the exegesis of this verse and the answer is always, "God can't be wrong in his verses.
The dominant strains of interpretation in this neglected period are marked by a commitment to some variation of the traditional exegesis of the fourfold senses of scripture (literal-historical, allegorical, moral-tropological, and the anagogical) as well as a commitment to Greek and Hebrew philology, which was characteristic of the humanistic outlook.
As such it is misleading for the reviewer to state that Spong "denounces biblical passages that appear to support the interpretations of his conservative foils, then selects and exalts other verses to buttress his own exegesis.
Krier's exegesis was that a return to traditional modes was inevitable: 'It is not what I desire but what will happen'.
For Darboven, "writing" and "drawing" function as "thinking" and "counting," and this can be seen without exegesis.
Grouped into three categories of exegesis, ecclesiology, and everyday life, the essays include "'Hallowed Be Your Name' (Matt 6:9): Reflections on the First Petition of the Lord's Prayer", "All Are Called: The Universal Vocation of the People of God", "Domestic Spirituality: Jonathan Edwards on Love, Marriage and Family Life" and many more.
36) Adhering to the cardinal rule of fundamentalist exegesis that the Bible cannot contradict itself, Straton claimed that the handful of biblical texts "which may upon the surface seem to be contrary to the general teaching of scripture, must be interpreted in harmony with the whole, in accordance with the accepted principles of sound Biblical exegesis.
Part Four combines history and exegesis, taking up the imputation of blackness to Ham, the puzzle of Canaan, the Curse of Ham (once again), another Curse (directed, more predictably perhaps, against Cain as the first murderer), and finally the description of physiognomy (specifically the physiognomy of the African black) as it is superadded to his color so as to excuse, or to announce, his permanent and eternal fitness for slave status.
One of the four forms of exegesis that he describes is aggadic exegesis, which he says characteristically draws forth latent and unsuspected meanings from the primary text.
But what most worries insiders about the closeness of the former member of the mind- control cult Exegesis is her ability to introduce Cherie to alternative practises, such as spiritualism.