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English Word:

anagoge


English Pronunciation:

an•a•go•ge


Noun:


⇨Etymology

Greek


⇨Definition

1. An elevation of mind to things celestial.

2. The spiritual meaning or application; especially the application of the types and allegories of the Old Testament to subjects of the New.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

From Latin anagōgē, from Ancient Greek ἀναγωγή (anagōgē, “elevation”).


Noun:

anagoge (plural anagoges) The spiritual or mystical interpretation of a word or passage beyond the literal, allegorical or moral sense (especially in Biblical criticism).


Reference:

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