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- n. That part of theological science directly preliminary to actual exegesis, or interpretation of Scripture.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. That part of theological science directly preliminary to actual exegesis, or interpretation of the Scriptures.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. That department of theological study which treats of the books forming the canon of Scripture, individually and collectively, their authorship, the date and place of their composition, their contents, style, inspiration, and any particular questions connected with them. Also called Biblical introduction.
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It's one of the paradoxes of isagogics -- "Maytera Mint looked to Remora for permission to speak on learned and holy topics, and received it.