isagogics

[ahy-suh-goj-iks]
noun (used with a singular verb)
  1. introductory studies.
  2. the branch of theology that is introductory to Bible study and exegesis.

Origin of isagogics

First recorded in 1860–65; see origin at isagogic, -ics

isagogic

[ahy-suh-goj-ik]
adjective
  1. introductory, especially to the interpretation of the Bible.

Origin of isagogic

1820–30; < Latin īsagōgicus < Greek eisagōgikós. See isagoge, -ic
Related formsi·sa·gog·i·cal·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for isagogics

isagogics

noun
  1. (usually functioning as singular) introductory studies, esp in the history of the Bible
Derived Formsisagogic, adjective
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