1. a person skilled in exegesis (especially of religious texts)
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How To Use exegete In A Sentence

  • We see the revered exegete reject metred verse - the sestet, the tercet ... Times, Sunday Times
  • Nowadays scholarly exegetes frown on such readings of Scripture, insisting that the particularities of a text must take priority over any generalizations that can be brought from that text.
  • Most exegetes and translators conclude that the second interpretation is the most likely but readily admit that certainty is not possible.
  • Friar Minor, lector in theology and exegete; b. at Rethy, in Campine The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 7: Gregory XII-Infallability
  • Instead of attempting to reconcile the verses by contextualizing them in time and in the full qur'anic text, many exegetes have employed the principle of abrogation as a blunt instrument.
  • The problem, which is simply not being addressed, represents a challenge to exegetes, theologians, and historians of religion.
  • He's not some disreputable, anti-social obsessive -- he's a veritable exegete of 9/11 anomalies, as fluent in the jargon of physics as he is in political dialectics. 9/11 Truth and the Paranoid Style - Boing Boing
  • At the same time, a smaller number of exegetes and commentators have attempted to interpret these metaphors, but have imported ideas and assumptions foreign to the world of Paul and the first Christians.
  • There is no doubt that von Rad's exegesis is clearly Christian, but that is what Christian exegetes do.
  • And from this alleged mutter, trained exegetes in the press are now divining the entire political infrastructure of the Vatican.
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