Hermeneutics

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Hermes, messenger o the gods.

Hermeneutics is the theory an methodology o interpretation,[1][2] especially the interpretation o biblical texts, wisdom leeteratur, an filosofical texts.[3][4] It stairtit oot as a theory o text interpretation but haes been later broadened tae quaistiens o general interpretation.[5]

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  1. American Heritage Dictionary
  2. Merriam-Webster Dictionary
  3. Audi, Robert (1999). The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy (2nd ed.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. p. 377. ISBN 0521637228. 
  4. Reese, William L. (1980). Dictionary of Philosophy and Religion. Sussex: Harvester Press. p. 221. ISBN 0855271477. 
  5. Grondin, Jean (1994). Introduction to Philosophical Hermeneutics. Yale University Press. ISBN 0-300-05969-8.  p. 2