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personal interpretation of a text (especially of the Bible) using your own ideas

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lt;<Introduction: Exegesis, Eisegesis, Intergesis>>, Semeia 69-70 (1995) 7-18, aqui Bauks, Wayne Horowitz y Armin Lange, fruto de un congreso celebrado en la Universidad de Koblenz-Landau (Alemania) en el ano 2009: Between Text and Text: The Hermeneutics of Intertextuality in Ancient Cultures and Their Afterlife in Medieval and Modern Times, Gottingen: Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, 2013.
So often is this the case that eisegesis tells us about the times and attitudes of the interpreter more than it reveals new insights into the actual meaning of the text.
While valuing the significance of the dimensions of the creeds and confessions for categorical avenues of understanding to provide a pathway into Jesus' parables, neither allegory (18) nor eisegesis are being attempted here.
Moreover, Koltun-Fromm sets herself up against Elizabeth Clark's Reading Renunciation: Asceticism and Scripture in Early Christianity (1999), because Clark often treats patristic ascetic exegesis as a form of eisegesis, a reading into the texts something that is not necessarily there.
Such a descriptive method obviates any possible claim to theological eisegesis.
It resonates deeply with Fernando Segovia's claim that "all exegesis is ultimately eisegesis.
Keatinge, Shelf LLCs and Opinion Letter Issues: Exegesis and Eisegesis of LLC Statutes, PUBOGRAM (Am.
such an attempt is fraught with danger--not only the sacrificing of spirituality on the altar of naturalism and reductionism, but also the likelihood of sacrificing exegesis in favor of eisegesis.
Even in his most fanciful interpretations, in places of undeniable eisegesis, in passages where he contradicts the plain sense of the original text, he does not question the authority of the text.
The reader of Domestic Slavery will be well-served by projecting himself or herself into the arguments' context, then applying the lessons learned about public discourse, frustrating realities of cultural myopia, and dangers of biblical eisegesis.
While the digressions are often engaging and thought-provoking, they typically exhibit far more eisegesis than concern to exegete the original message of the text.
An eisegesis which presumes to find theological 'content' here is precisely the opposite of a humanistic hermeneutic.
His name, at birth, is also an example of eisegesis, reading back into earlier times the experience of adult activities, and he was diagnosed by his parents as [TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII], Abel, being dis-abled, defective, handicapped (Deuteronomy 32:21; 1 Kings 16:13, 26; Ecclesiastes 1:1, 2).
Some will no doubt assert that Podhoretz's exegesis of the prophets smacks more of eisegesis (in this case, personal neoconservative political views) than of objective interpretation.