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Word: exegesis

Definition: explanation, especially of biblical(of the bible) passages


Sentences Containing 'exegesis'

(See also Threefold Training) In the Buddhist Scriptures, the expression "The Dharma" often refers to the Buddha's teachings and their scriptural recension (e.g. the Vinaya and Sutta Pitaka of the Pali Canon), and can more broadly include the later traditions of interpretation and exegesis that the various schools of Buddhism have developed to help explain and expand upon the Buddha's teachings.
Alexandrian thought drew heavily on Platonism and was markedly dualist, while its biblical exegesis was mystical and allegorical. Its Christology has been labelled the "Word-flesh" model.
Among McAuliffe's many publications, she is the author of "Qurʼānic Christians: An Analysis of Classical and Modern Exegesis" (Cambridge University Press, 1991.
An exegesis has three components: the text, the doctrine, and the improvement.
Antiochene thought was based far more on Aristotelian principles and its biblical exegesis tended to be literal and historical thus taking the genuine humanity of the Savior very seriously.
Dan was also very independent as an exegete; the fragments of his exegesis that have been preserved in manuscript, and also in the works of Baḥya ben Asher and in the collection "Hadrat Zeḳenim", are highly interesting on account of their rationalism, which was not to be expected from one who had allowed himself to be misled by a false prophet.
During the interbellum years, certain Nazis had employed a highly selective reading of Nietzsche's work to advance their ideology, notably Alfred Baeumler, whose exegesis was admittedly decent excepting his glaring omission of the fact of Nietzsche's anti-socialism and ant-nationalism (for Nietzsche, both equally contemptible mass herd movements of modernity) in his reading of "The Will to Power".
Graduating from Middlebury College in 1823, he became tutor in the Columbian University, Washington D.C. from 1825 to 1827, professor of Greek, Latin, and German at Waterville College (now Colby College) from 1827 to 1833, professor of Biblical Literature and criticism in Hamilton Theological Institute (New York) from 1835 to 1851, and professor of Hebrew and of Biblical exegesis in Rochester Theological Seminary from 1851 to 1857.
He also trained Eusebius of Emesa in biblical exegesis.
He states, "His [MacDonald's] reading is fascinating and contributes to a reader-orientated exegesis.
He was then lecturer in New Testament studies at the Victoria University of Manchester from 1979 until 1991 and Rylands Professor of Biblical Criticism and Exegesis until 1996.
His Christology is built in great part on sound exegesis and an interesting anthropology and is far less dualistic than the one Nestorius seems to have presented.
His influence is not limited to translation and exegesis.
In 1826, Stickel's first publication earned him a fame as someone who did exegesis with "precise grammatical-historical interpretation of the Hebrew text".
In Syriac Christianity, early exegesis of the "curse" and the "mark", associated the "curse of Cain" with black skin.
Jane Dammen McAuliffe is an internationally known Islamic studies scholar who specialises in Qur'anic exegesis.
Leopold Ackermann (17 November 1771, Vienna – 9 September 1831), known by his cloistral name as Petrus Fourerius, was a professor of exegesis.
Occupying the Chair of Exegesis (mepasqana in Syriac), he replaced the texts of St.
On the other hand, there are many explanations and expositions of the Law which follow the simpler methods of exegesis found in the earlier halakha (comp.
Puritan ministers most commonly used an exegesis structure to dissect the meaning and purpose of passages of scripture for the sermons.
The doctrine section of the exegesis provides a discourse of the theological concepts which spawn from the verses.
The haggadic expositions in the Mekhilta, which are found chiefly in "Beshallah" and "Yitro" are in part actual exegesis, but the majority of them are merely interpretations of Scripture to illustrate certain ethical and moral tenets.
The halakhic exegesis of the Mekhilta, which is found chiefly in the messektot "Bo.", "Bah", and "Mish." and in the sections "Ki" and "Vayak", is, as the name "mekhilta" indicates, based on the application of the middot according to R. Ishmael's system and method of teaching.
The latter was up to the time of Gesenius the most considerable contribution to the exegesis of Isaiah.
The text and exegesis of Revelation 20:1-21:6 are taken without attribution from Augustine of Hippo's "De civitate Dei", 20.7-17.
The three studied, under different masters, the major streams of Islamic Education, which included "Nahw" (Classical Arabic), "Tafseer" (Qur'anic exegesis), "Hadith", "Sira" (the traditions and life history of the Prophet), and other fields.
Though this is associated almost exclusively with Sufism in modern times, many of the Qur'anic exegesis of the past approved of the practice (e.e. Fakhr al-Din al-Razi in his "Mafatih al-Ghayb"), which confirms that it has a basis in orthodoxy.
While at Constantinople, Primasius studied the exegesis of the Greeks, and his fame is chiefly due to his commentary on Revelation.
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