[ an-uh-goh-jee, an-uh-goh-jee ]
/ ˌæn əˈgoʊ dʒi, ˈæn əˌgoʊ dʒi /
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a spiritual interpretation or application of words, as of Scriptures.
a form of allegorical interpretation of Scripture that seeks hidden meanings regarding the future life.
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Example sentences from the Web for anagoge
Anagoge is so called from ana, which is upwards, and goge, a leading: as it were an upward leading.Churches and Church Ornaments|William Durandus
British Dictionary definitions for anagoge
/ (ˈænəˌɡɒdʒɪ) /
allegorical or spiritual interpretation, esp of sacred works such as the Bible
Christianity allegorical interpretation of the Old Testament as typifying or foreshadowing subjects in the New Testament
Derived forms of anagogeanagogic (ˌænəˈɡɒdʒɪk) or anagogical, adjectiveanagogically, adverb
Word Origin for anagoge
C18: via Late Latin from Greek anagōgē a lifting up, from anagein, from ana- + agein to lead
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