Christian Scriptures II:
How to begin an exegesis project
Exegesis is the systematic attempt to discover the meaning of a passage of Scripture. It involves the application of specific steps of inquiry into the message of a passage, culminating in an application of that message to today's situation.
2013-2014 Scriptures II Exegesis Guidelines
(pdf file written by Biblical Literature faculty in the School of Theology and Christian Ministry)
(Start) Consider many issues:
Understand the author, audience, and context of your passage.
Exegesis website content written by Kevin Hatcher ('07) in consultation with the Biblical Studies Department in July 2007. Site updated June 11, 2014 by Jasmine Cieszynski, Instructional Services & PR Librarian email