Need help on how to exegete a text

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Pastor Pearlie Smith | Forum Activity | Posted: Sat, Jan 5 2019 7:34 PM

Good evening Guys 

My Name is Pastor Morgan I'm currently attending New York Theological Seminary, December 3rd my proposal was approved.  That was a very stressful year.  I'm facing new challenges in 2019 (lol)   My professor asked me to exegete Luke 10:25-36 for my research question.  The problem I'm having,   how do I exegete this text?  Do break the words down in it's original language  Greek or Hebrew. or do I just write like a sermon.  I really don't know.  help please  any example would be appreciated. 

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MJ. Smith | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Jan 5 2019 7:44 PM

What classes have you taken/books you have read on interpreting scripture and exegesis. There are many different approaches that can be taken.

Also, look at the Exegetical Guide - how much of the information here is familiar to you in the sense of your knowing how to use the data?

Orthodox Bishop Hilarion Alfeyev: "To be a theologian means to have experience of a personal encounter with God through prayer and worship."

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JT (alabama24) | Forum Activity | Replied: Sat, Jan 5 2019 7:45 PM

Ask your instructor. 

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