Entertainment / Literature / Exegesis: (1) In Roman times, the term exegesis applied to professional government interpretation of omens, dreams, and sacred laws, as Cuddon notes (315). (2) In post-Roman times, more commonly exegesis is scholarly or theological interpretation of the Bible. See discussion under fourfold interpretation.
Entertainment / Literature / Allegory: The word derives from the Greek allegoria (speaking otherwise'). The term loosely describes any writing in verse or prose that has a double meaning. This narrative acts as an extended metaphor in whic MORE
Entertainment / Literature / Patrologia Latina: A famous (or perhaps infamous) scholarly collection of 228+ fat volumes of biblical and theological commentary that has been both a boon and bane to twentieth-century medieval scholarship. The Patrolo MORE