The Exegesis Of Jesus

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1. Exegesis- the term means to extract out of the text. It is a critical analysis of the text. It is extremely important to deeply understand the context of the text to gain an intelligent interpretation of the text. Exegesis should be exhaustive. There should be an investigative effort to learn the literature, genre, etymology of words etc. When doing an exegesis of a text the historic context, culture the context of the author is important. Conventionally, exegesis was used principally for literature within the Bible; however, in contemporary practice "biblical exegesis" is used for greater specificity to differentiate it from any other broader critical text explanation.
2. Redaction Criticism- also called Redaktionsgeschichte, Kompositionsgeschichte
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Canon- are the books Christians regard as divinely inspired and constituting a Christian Bible. Books included in the Christian biblical canons of both the Old and New Testament were decided by the 5th century[citation needed] for the ancient undivided Church (which includes both Roman Catholic and Eastern Orthodox traditions) and was reaffirmed by the Catholic Church in the wake of the Protestant Reformation at the Council of Trent (1546). The canons of the Church of England and English Calvinists were decided definitively by the Thirty-Nine Articles (1563) and the Westminster Confession of Faith (1647), respectively. The Synod of Jerusalem (1672) established additional canons that are widely accepted throughout the Orthodox Church. The Old and New Testament canons did not develop independently of each other and most primary sources for the canon specify both Old and New Testament books. A comprehensive table of biblical scripture for both Testaments, with regard to canonical acceptance in Christendom's various major traditions, can be found here.
4. Interpretation- Hermeneutics is the science of interpreting what an author has written. In Christian theology, hermeneutics focuses specifically on constructing and discovering the appropriate rules for interpreting the Bible. These methods and principles, however, are often drawn from outside of scripture in historical, literary or other fields. It inevitably involves exegesis, which is the act of interpreting or explaining the meaning of scripture. The goal in applying the principles of hermeneutics is to "rightly handle the word of truth" (2 Tim. 2:15), striving to accurately discern the meaning of the
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