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Exegetical Fallacies Logical Fallacies
Exegetical Fallacies Logical Fallacies 24 Mindblowing Ways to Twist Scripture
Exegetical Fallacies Logical Fallacies 24 Mindblowing Ways to Twist Scripture Don’t Get it Twisted: Exegetical Fallacies & a Proper Hermeneutic
ex·e·ge·sis critical explanation or interpretation of a text, esp. of scripture. "the task of biblical exegesis" synonyms: interpretation, explanation, exposition, explication More"the exegesis of ancient texts" Origin early 17 th cent. : from Greek exēgēsis, from exēgeisthai ‘interpret, ’ from ex- ‘out of’ + hēgeisthai ‘to guide, lead. ’ (results from googling “exegesis”)
exegesis *This image is okay, but oversimplifies the author-message-reader dynamic.
fal·la·cy a mistaken belief, esp. one based on unsound argument. "the notion that the camera never lies is a fallacy" synonyms: misconception, misbelief, delusion, mistaken impression, error, misapprehension, misinterpretation, misconstruction, mistake; (results from googling “fallacy”)
fallacy a flaw in logic or reasoning that may or may not lead to an incorrect belief.
Critical thinking Evidence-based thinking Tearing Down Building Up
Critical Thinking Bingo Check the boxes by writing an example in the box. So, for the Asch Experiment box you could write: “elevator experiment” “sheeple” “conformity” “zebras” or whatever makes sense to you When you say “BINGO, ” you’ll get to share your mnemonic before collecting your dinosaur.
Review Free Space: Exegesis/Eisegesis Pareidolia Asch Experiment
Correlation ≠ Causation
Illegitimate Totality Transfer
Semantic Anachronism Either within a language or between languages.
Word Root Fallacy
Personal Incredulity “I can’t believe…” “It just doesn’t make sense to me…” “Everyone knows that…” “Obviously…”
Argument from Silence Confusing absence of evidence with evidence of absence.
post hoc ergo propter hoc
reductio ad absurdum “slippery slope”
Poisoning the Well “guilt by association”
Either/Or aka “False Dichotomy