exegetics

[ ek-si-jet-iks ]
/ ˌɛk sɪˈdʒɛt ɪks /

noun (used with a singular verb)

the science of exegesis; exegetic theology.

Nearby words

  1. exedra,
  2. exegesis,
  3. exegete,
  4. exegetic,
  5. exegetical,
  6. exemia,
  7. exempla,
  8. exemplar,
  9. exemplarism,
  10. exemplary

Origin of exegetics

First recorded in 1850–55; see origin at exegetic, -ics

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British Dictionary definitions for exegetics

exegetics

/ (ˌɛksɪˈdʒɛtɪks) /

noun

(functioning as singular) the scientific study of exegesis and exegetical methods
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