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synonyms for exegesis

  • analysis
  • explanation
  • exposition
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It isn’t easy to animate complex notions using only the standard tools of character and plot without the whole enterprise collapsing beneath the weight of exegesis.
WITH ‘DOUBLE BLIND,’ EDWARD ST. AUBYN TASKS HIMSELF WITH A FORMIDABLE CHALLENGECHARLES ARROWSMITHJUNE 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
His by far most moving and lucid exegesis comes smack in the middle of his book, where in “Tales of the Wounded Healer” Kearney traces the lineages of touch and healing among the ancient and biblical.
EXPLORING THE SENSE OF TOUCH, AND WHY WE HUNGER FOR CONTACTSOPHIE DESSFEBRUARY 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
It seemed to me that there must be a defect in the translation, and an erroneous exegesis; but where was the source of the error?
MY RELIGIONLEO TOLSTOY
But little exegesis is needed for a right comprehension of the true and substantial import of the work.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME XIIIJOHN LORD
Against all such superficialities of exegesis alike our safeguard must be a broad common-sense induction.
MONTAIGNE AND SHAKSPEREJOHN M. ROBERTSON
And they worked this unhistorical belief to its breaking point in their Biblical exegesis.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
It needs not our saying that it must be an extraordinary mode of exegesis that can find such things in such unusual places.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Before concluding our sketch of Maimonides we must say a word about his Bible exegesis.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
Another favorite book of the Bible for the exegesis of philosophers was the book of Job.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
The Karaites had their important men in Halaka as well as in religious philosophy and Biblical exegesis.
A HISTORY OF MEDIAEVAL JEWISH PHILOSOPHYISAAC HUSIK
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WORDS RELATED TO EXEGESIS

  • comment
  • commentary
  • definition
  • elucidation
  • exegesis
  • explanation
  • explication
  • footnote
  • gloss
  • glossary
  • illustration
  • interpretation
  • note
  • observation
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