Exegesis Essays

  • Exegesis Of Revelation 17 One Through 18 A Whore Of Babylon

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    And one of the seven angels who had the seven bowls came and said to me, "come, I'll show you the judgment of the great war who is seated on many waters, with whom the kings of the earth of committed fornication, and with the wind of who's fornication the inhabitants of the earth have become drunk." Said he carried me away in the spirit into a wilderness, and I saw woman sitting on a scarlet beast that was full of blasphemous names, and it had seven heads and 10 horns. The woman was clothed in

  • Exegesis and Critique of Nietzsche’s Conception of Guilt In The Second Essay of On the Genealogy of Morality

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    Exegesis and Critique of Nietzsche’s Conception of Guilt In The Second Essay of On the Genealogy of Morality In the Second Essay of On the Genealogy of Morals (titled ““Guilt,” “Bad Conscience,” and the Like”), Nietzsche formulates an interesting conception of the origin and function of guilt feelings and “bad conscience.” Nietzsche’s discussion of this topic is rather sophisticated and includes sub-arguments for the ancient equivalence of the concepts of debt and guilt and the existence of an

  • How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth

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    well known teacher and conference speaker who has a burden to see the renewal of the church. Stuart is a seminary professor at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary where he teaches Old Testament studies. He also has expertise in biblical languages, exegesis, and interpretation. He serves as the senior pastor of Linebrook Church in Ipswich, Massachusetts. Stuart has authored commentaries and articles in journals and magazines. The authors acknowledge that many books have been written on this topic

  • The Bible and Understanding Scripture

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    The Bible and Understanding Scripture The Bible is God’s word to His people. Christians are taught to read and study the Bible daily. A new person in the body of Christ would understand reading and studying just as one reads a regular book or study material. Often Christians are not taught how to read and study, instead they internalize reading and studying as memorization of the Bible because most Christians can remember the word of God without a complete understanding of scripture. When Christians

  • Orthodoxy And Orthopraxy Essay

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    lives. This confusion gives rise to a fresh look at biblical exegesis and its relationship to orthodoxy, and orthopraxy. With the rise of contemporary thinking within the church, researchers can look at this dynamic, with the hopes of producing useful results to answer these questions. In order for researchers to assure accuracy in interpreting their results, they must consider the relationship of orthodoxy and orthopraxy with biblical exegesis, contemplate diminishing their personal biases concerning

  • Revelation

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    of beasts, dragons, plagues, and cataclysms have inspired poets and artists while confounding more traditionally minded scholars for centuries. England in the early seventeenth century proved an exception to this rule. The flowering of apocalyptic exegesis in this period among academic circles bestowed a new respectability on the book of Revelation as a literal roadmap of church history from the time of Christ to the present, and on into the eschaton. The principal writers in this field, including

  • The Doctrine of the Indefinite Terms in the Ancient Commentators of Aristotle

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    these commentaries reveal a doctrine which explains not only the nature of the indefinites, but also why Aristotle introduces these kinds of term in Peri Hermeneias. The coherence and explanatory capacity of this doctrine is entirely absent in modern exegesis of Peri Hermeneias. This fact has important implications: it can make us to think whether there will be another topics in which the ancient commentators are still indispensable to understand Aristotle. It can also make us to think to what extent

  • Biblical Exegesis

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    Biblical Exegesis First I will give you a background of exegesis. Webster's New World Dictionary(1990), defines exegesis as, the interpretation of a word, passage, etc., esp. in the Bible. This definition is a worldly. To understand the true meaning and background I looked in John H. Hays book called, Biblical Exegesis, for the answer. He says that the term "exegesis" itself comes from the Greek word exegeomai which basically meant " to lead out of." When applied to texts, it denoted the

  • Why Is Context Important In Hermeneutics?

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    With the advent of the printing press and the protestant reformation in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, the Word of God became available to the common believer. Now, in the twenty first century, people all over the world, can read for themselves the scriptures in their own languages. Consider the Bible studies going on in any given country on any given evening, where people are encouraged to interact with the sacred scriptures. As encouraging as this may be, it may present a problem. Could

  • Exegesis of James

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    Exegesis of James I. Background The exegete of Holy Scripture in order to properly understand the full meaning of the passage must have a thorough knowledge of the background of the passage. It is important to know the author, intended readers and hearers, date, place of writing, occasion and purpose, and the literary genre of the passage. This paper will do all of these in a way that will give the reader a clear understanding of all that is necessary and important to know and understand

  • Exegesis Of Matthew

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    HOW ACCURATELY DID MATTHEW USE THE OLD TESTAMENT? Introduction The Bible contains two parts, which are the Old Testament, the so-called the Jewish Bible, and the New Testament. Though many different writers involved in writing the Bible, the two Testaments are not independent; they are cross-referenced to each other. Christians often treat the Old Testament not only as the historical documents or literatures of the Israelites, but also as an important element of the foundation of the New Testament

  • Essay On Exegesis And Hermeneutics

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    chronologically but rather by type, (Gospels, missionary, and revelation), stating vital significances between certain sections like The Gospels and Letters by other People. Exegesis and hermeneutics are the two main processes of studying the Bible as well as all of its content not only academically but philosophically as well. Exegesis is the study of the bible with the emphasis on the actual text. On the other hand, Hermeneutics is philosophical and reasoning study of the Bible focusing on the process

  • Exegesis Paper

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    35.After the parables, we see here Christ is shown as Lord of nature. God is seen as Lord and Controller of the natural world and natural phenomena. The God, who blew with an east wind and dried up the waters of the Red Sea before Israel, is now seen as making a path over the waves of Genesee for His disciples, the new ‘people of God’. Already, Mark has shown Him as One who sees heaven opened, upon whom the Spirit rests, responsive to the Spirit’s guidance, enjoying angelic ministry, and receiving

  • Lord, What is Man?

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    ABSTRACT: In this essay, philosophical anthropology is considered from the viewpoint of biblical exegesis. Our summons to self-knowledge is discussed in the light of immanence of the Kingdom of God in the human being. Humanity is argued to consist of a three-fold structure: outer, inner, and divine. Psalms 144:3 The theme of my paper is philosophical anthropology in its proper sense, i.e., the understanding of human nature. Philosophy is a speculative discipline and we have to choose a basis

  • Prophet Exegesis: Habakkuk

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    After conquering northern Israel in 722 B.C.E., the Assyrians engendered centuries of political intrigue and laid the foundation for future unscrupulous kingdoms and idolatrous people.1 Once the Babylonian empire overthrew Josiah, the King of Judah, Habakkuk began to compose a prophetic book, questioning the ways of God. Above all, Habakkuk could not comprehend why “the evil circumvented the just”2; he thought that the impiety of the world did not correlate with a supposedly just God.3 Throughout

  • Examples Of Historical Critical Exegesis

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    Historical Critical Exegesis What is a Historical Critical Exegesis? A historical critical exegesis is a critical interpretation or analysis of religious texts such as the bible. When interpreting the historical component we are gathering an idea of the historical situations which gave rise to the texts as the authors often reflect their own historical context and have composed their writings to address people within their own socio-cultural background within that period of time. The critical component

  • Hebrews 11 Exegesis

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    In Acts 11:19 the story now goes back to the time of the persecution following the martyrdom of Stephen. In other words, the events described in the next verses took place before the conversion of Cornelius. The introduction of Christianity to Antioch was an important step in the forward march of the church. Antioch was located on the river Orontes in Syria, north of Palestine. It was considered the third city of the Roman Empire, and has been dubbed "the Paris of the ancient world." From here,

  • Exegesis On Romans 12: 1-2

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    Exegesis of Romans 12: 1-2 In this exegesis I am going to say about what I believe on the passage founded in Roman 13:1-2 related to “Paul understands of worship and non conformity with the world” Firstble, let me say that an exegesis paper provides a standardised, scholarly and critical interpretation of a written text. The following exegesis examines Paul’s words in Romans 12: 1-2, Paul’s letter to the church at Rome.“Therefore I urge your brethren, by the mercies of God to

  • Exegesis Of I Corinthians 13

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    Exegesis of I Corinthians 13:8-12 8 Love never ends. As for prophecies, they will pass away; as for tongues, they will cease; as for knowledge, it will pass away. The eternality of love is highlighted and established without question. However, in comparison prophecies and knowledge will “pass away,” tongues will “cease.” Linguistically there is no appreciable difference between “pass away” and “cease.” They are synonymous in function. It would seem that when one of these three gifts passes, they

  • Analysis Of Saint Augustine's Exegesis Of Genesis

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    St. Augustine’s Exegesis of Genesis 1 and the Creation” “…All kinds of readers are still uncomfortable with the cohesion between the exegesis of the Genesis creation story in books 11 to 13 of the Confessions and the so-called long excursion on memory in book 10 on the one hand and the autobiographical narration in books 1 to 9 on the other. ” While reading Confessions by Saint Augustine, it is almost impossible to miss a drastic change in topic in the concluding three books (11-13). Up until