noun (used with a singular verb)
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Example sentences from the Web for hermeneutics
It is no longer a question of hermeneutics, no longer a struggle between abstruse dogmas of rival churches.
Logic Proper: The criteria of truth; species of knowledge, and general rules of criticism and hermeneutics.Loyola and the Educational System of the Jesuits|Thomas Hughes
The term Hermeneutics (Greek, hermeneuo, to interpret) is commonly employed to denote the principles of scriptural interpretation.
Hermeneutics is, therefore, the science of interpretation; Exegesis, the application of this science to the word of God.
Such a right he could never have derived from humanity, or philosophy, or hermeneutics.The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus|American Anti-Slavery Society
British Dictionary definitions for hermeneutics
noun (functioning as singular)
- the study and interpretation of human behaviour and social institutions
- (in existentialist thought) discussion of the purpose of life