Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Relating to or of the nature of eisegesis.

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Examples

  • God help you if you point out how obviously eisegetical their work is.

    Another Conservative Christian Repudiation of the Bible

  • Religious interpretation is different, because faith is a creative act, inherently eisegetical in that the believer is trying replicate a spiritual epiphany, not just copy an idea.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » More Bench Memos Boys v. Balkin:

  • Many anti-Christian apologists adopt a type of enlightened-literal eisegetical bias which discredits the beliefs of Christianity dishonestly as irrational and thus logically the

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Segura, who testified, "Religion is the chief obstacle for gay and lesbian political progress," a progress that it would be unsurprising to find that Judge Walker and other eisegetical judges may consider inexorable and "constitutionally mandated."

    The Corner on National Review Online

  • This sort of eisegetical paraphrase would make the alleged translation a laughing stock for anyone who knows Greek.

    Conservapedia - Recent changes [en]

  • Many anti-Christian apologists adopt a type of enlightened-literal eisegetical bias which discredits the beliefs of Christianity dishonestly as irrational and thus logically the

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Segura, who testified, "Religion is the chief obstacle for gay and lesbian political progress," a progress that it would be unsurprising to find that Judge Walker and other eisegetical judges may consider inexorable and "constitutionally mandated."

    Articles on National Review Online

  • Many anti-Christian apologists adopt a type of enlightened-literal eisegetical bias which discredits the beliefs of Christianity dishonestly as irrational and thus logically the

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Segura, who testified, "Religion is the chief obstacle for gay and lesbian political progress," a progress that it would be unsurprising to find that Judge Walker and other eisegetical judges may consider inexorable and "constitutionally mandated."

    Deborah Gyapong

  • Many anti-Christian apologists adopt a type of enlightened-literal eisegetical bias which discredits the beliefs of Christianity dishonestly as irrational and thus logically the

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

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  • marked by distorted explaination of text, especially Biblical text, to fit the meaning to preconcieved notions -- or, as Shakespeare better said, "The Devil can cite scripture for his purpose."

    December 2, 2008