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  • n. Plural form of exegete.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of exegete.


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  • It was no surprise that one year ago, while the Society of Jesus was assembled to elect its new superior general, the Vatican authorities called its many theologians and exegetes back to greater doctrinal fidelity and a more effective "sentire cum Ecclesia."

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  • Legion is the number of exegetes and theologians who in modern scientific times wanted to appear more newsworthy by showing that there is an agreement, a concordance, between the majestic diction of Genesis 1 and the science of the day.


  • Catholic exegetes do not nourish the individualistic illusion that biblical texts can be better understood outside the community of believers.

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  • In order to respect the coherence of the Church's faith, Catholic exegetes must be careful to perceive the Word of God in these texts, within the faith of the Church .

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  • To develop the tools of social transformation she convened an activist community of pastors, preachers, biblical exegetes, theologians and theology students, laymen and laywomen to develop tools to guide the Christian churches in an engagement with the pandemic.

    Karen Torjesen: Feminist Theology In The 21st Century

  • Medieval Jewish exegetes such as Ibn Ezra understood the word as “the Jerusalemite,” a feminine epithet derived from Salem (Hebrew shalem), an ancient poetic name for Jerusalem (Psalms 76: 2).

    Shulammite: Bible.

  • The exegetes change the vocalization of the word “beinekha” and read it as binkha (your son).

    Hagar: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • The exegetes understand from the juxtaposition of verbs that she immediately became pregnant; they assert that this was from the first act of intercourse (Gen. Rabbah 45: 4).

    Hagar: Midrash and Aggadah.

  • And a mass conversion of Jews to Christ is thought, by many exegetes, Church Fathers etc. to be predicted.

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  • This in turn led the exegetes to conclude that the midwives were connected with the leadership of the generation that went forth from Egypt, along with the priests and Levites.

    Puah: Midrash and Aggadah.


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