Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online

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Exegesis refers broadly to the pursuit of an accurate interpretation of a religious text according to linguistic, historical, literary, and genre analysis. In a more restricted sense, exegesis belongs to employment of historical-grammatical criticism. The latter approach, championed in the twentieth century, typically marches through an array of critical methods (such as text, source, tradition, form, and redaction) and digs deep into grammatical and syntactical arrangement of a text (preferably…

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Mittelstadt, Martin W., “Exegesis”, in: Brill's Encyclopedia of Global Pentecostalism Online, Edited by: Michael Wilkinson, Connie Au, Jörg Haustein, Todd M. Johnson. Consulted online on 24 July 2024 <>
First published online: 2019
First print edition: 20201204

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