Exegesis
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Abstract: Exegesis is a form of interpretation. Narrowly defined, exegesis is the interpretation of texts, particularly sacred texts. Broadly understood, exegesis can be productively considered alongs…

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Jonathan Schofer, “Exegesis”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 28 May 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000178>
First published online: 2016



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