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Biblical Exegesis - Historical Survey
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Part of Biblical Exegesis:

1. Historical Survey

2. Biblical Criticism

3. Spiritual Exegesis

1. Old Testament and Judaism. The interpretation of the Bible begins in the ОТ when later authors, such as the prophets and certain psalms, give a theological interpretation of the history of Israel handed down in the older writings (see Ezek 38:7; Dan 9; Ecclus 44ff., and especially the re-moulding of the matter of the Books of Samuel by Chronicles, and the midrash on the ancient history of Israel in Wis 10ff.). There wa…

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Joseph Schmid, “Biblical Exegesis - Historical Survey”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 09 December 2023 <>
First published online: 2016

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