exegesis

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1) The traditions of named authorities, that is, "individuals to whom exegeses have been attributed, from Simon the Just to Rn.
One might say that these embodied exegeses of the Scriptures allowed premodern interpreters to conceptualize the Scriptures in a way that was open to transcendent meaning while taking seriously its wording or textuality--thus paying careful attention to the littera, while avoiding the dangers of literalism.
As his own irrefutable exegeses make clear, images have the ability to change in coloring in different contexts, to be inflected by other images even while retaining expressive communicability and clarity.