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hermeneutics


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hermeneutics  \Her`me*neu"tics\,  n.  [Gr.  ?  (sc.  ?).] 
  The  science  of  interpretation  and  explanation;  exegesis; 
  esp.,  that  branch  of  theology  which  defines  the  laws  whereby 
  the  meaning  of  the  Scriptures  is  to  be  ascertained. 
  --Schaff-Herzog  Encyc. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hermeneutics 
  n  :  the  branch  of  theology  that  deals  with  principles  of 
  exegesis 




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