Monday, 11 January 2010

How to Do Exegesis on this Map?



I teach Exegetical Method, but I must admit that I am confused at this little site map found in the seminary's canteen. I think I fail in my exegesis in trying to understand how all the switches work, and I can never get them right whenever I try to turn on the fan!

15 comments:

Isaac said...

haha...there is one person in STM can figure it.. Probably you can give him an A+ for this exegesis...:D Find Samuel Chong...

Sze Zeng said...

So, that's how STM keep their faculty actively engage in exegetical exercises!

:D

sp lim said...

Yes. It does look more complex than sentence diagramming.

chils said...

LOL! Good one SP! Right timing too KY! As bad as trying to figure out Sentence Diagramming for our Greek finals tomorrow! Very mind boggling!

Kar Yong said...

Hi Isaac,
You mean you can't figure it out too? Then I am not alone :-)

Kar Yong said...

Hi Sze Zeng,
I must say this map is a marked improvement from the previous one - which compleltely makes no sense, at least for me.

Kar Yong said...

Hi SP,
Looks like some kind of combination between sentence diagramming and discourse analysis....

Kar Yong said...

Chils,
All the best for your Greek finals!

Perng Shyang Teng said...

Haha, I never followed this map, I just try an error!

Kar Yong said...

So Perng Shyang, any luck in your try and error method?

野草 said...

agree with perng shyang.

逍遥子 Odysseus said...

in everything there is a deep structure...

so resort to structuralist approach..

rccnlj said...

Hahahha. I'm like Perng Shyang.. I think it's faster than following the 'map'.

Kar Yong said...

Ruth, how can you jump tpo "practical application" without doing your exegesis first?

May Ong said...

Haha....so I'm not the only one who could not exegete it. One day, I took time to study it...but still I failed. Hmmm.....surely it can be improved, so that lay people like us can understand it, rather than 'trial and error'.