plural noun [treated as sing.] introductory study, especially of the literary and external history of the Bible prior to exegesis.
isagogic adjective
C19: plural of isagogic, via L. from Gk eisagōgikos, from eisagōgē 'introduction'.

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  • Isagogics — I sa*gog ics, n. (Theol.) That part of theological science directly preliminary to actual exegesis, or interpretation of the Scriptures. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • isagogics — [ī΄sə gäj′iks] n. [see ISAGOGE & ICS] introductory study; esp., the study of the literary history of the Bible, considered as introductory to the study of Bible interpretation …   English World dictionary

  • isagogics — /uy seuh goj iks/, n. (used with a sing. v.) 1. introductory studies. 2. the branch of theology that is introductory to Bible study and exegesis. Also, isagogic, isagoge. [1860 65; see ISAGOGIC, ICS] * * * …   Universalium

  • isagogics — n. introductory studies; branch of theology that is introductory studies of the Bible …   English contemporary dictionary

  • isagogics — isa·gog·ics …   English syllables

  • isagogics — n. an introductory study, esp. of the literary and external history of the Bible …   Useful english dictionary

  • Robert Thieme — Infobox Person name = R.B. Thieme, Jr. image size = 200x115 caption = birth date = April 1, 1918 birth place = Fort Wayne, Indiana, U.S. death date = death place = education = occupation = Theologian, Author spouse = Betty Beal parents = children …   Wikipedia

  • Alexander Men — Father Alexander Vladimirovich Men ( ru. Александр Владимирович Мень; 20 January 1935 9 September 1990, also known as Aleksandr Men) was a Russian Orthodox theologian, Biblical scholar and writer. Father Alexander wrote dozen of books (including… …   Wikipedia

  • isagoge — /uy seuh goh jee, uy seuh goh jee/, n. 1. an introduction, esp. a scholarly introduction to a field of study or research. 2. isagogics. [1645 55; < L isagoga < Gk eisagogé, equiv. to eiság(ein) to introduce (eis into + ágein to lead) + oge verbid …   Universalium

  • isagogic — isagogically, adv. /uy seuh goj ik/, adj. 1. introductory, esp. to the interpretation of the Bible. n. 2. isagogics. [1820 30; < L isagogicus < Gk eisagogikós. See ISAGOGE, IC] * * * …   Universalium

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