Anagogical

Entertainment / Literature / Anagogical: In fourfold interpretation, the anagogical reading is the fourth type of interpretation in which one reads a religious writing in an eschatological manner, i.e., the interpreter sees the passage as a revelation concerning the last days, the end of time, or the afterlife.

Fourfold Meaning

Entertainment / Literature / Fourfold Meaning: Another term for fourfold interpretation, this word refers to the medieval idea that every passage in the Bible can be interpreted according to at least one of four possible levels of meaning. The tex MORE

Fourfold Interpretation

Entertainment / Literature / Fourfold Interpretation: In the twelfth century, fourfold interpretation was a model for reading biblical texts according to one of four possible levels of meaning. The idea had a profound influence on exegesis and theology, MORE

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