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Q&A#5 Exegesis, Authorial Intention, and Typology

Alastair Roberts

Q&A#5 Exegesis, Authorial Intention, and Typology

May 18, 2018
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Today's Question: Is the task of exegesis limited to discovering the author's original intention, or can meaning somehow overflow intention? If so, in what way? What guardrails are in place that would enable us to recognize certain readings as off-limits? A common text referenced in these discussions is Matthew 2:15's usage of Hosea 11:1, so I'd be interested to hear your take on that as well.

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