synchronic

As opposed to diachronic exegesis, synchronic is interested in complete biblical texts as they exist now and in the response of the reader to that text. This response may be from a position of faith or of non-faith.

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  • Synchronic — may refer to:*Synchronicity *Synchronic analysis, in linguistics *Synchronicity (disambiguation) …   Wikipedia

  • synchronic — index simultaneous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • synchronic — 1833 shortening of synchronical (1650s), from L.L. synchronus simultaneous (see SYNCHRONOUS (Cf. synchronous)). Linguistic sense is first recorded 1922, probably a borrowing from Fr. synchronique (de Saussure, 1913) …   Etymology dictionary

  • synchronic — [sin krän′ik] adj. 1. SYNCHRONOUS 2. of or concerned with language, mores, etc. at a given time, without reference to historical antecedents: cf. DIACHRONIC synchronically adv …   English World dictionary

  • synchronic — synchronically, adv. /sin kron ik, sing /, adj. Ling. having reference to the facts of a linguistic system as it exists at one point in time without reference to its history: synchronic analysis; synchronic dialectology. Also, synchronical. Cf.… …   Universalium

  • synchronic — adjective Date: 1833 1. synchronous 2. a. descriptive 4 < synchronic linguistics > b. concerned with events existing in a limited time period and ignoring historical antecedents • synchronical adjective • synchronically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • synchronic — syn•chron•ic [[t]sɪnˈkrɒn ɪk, sɪŋ [/t]] adj. ling. of or pertaining to the study of a language as it exists at one point in time without reference to its history: synchronic linguistics Compare diachronic • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • synchronic — /sɪŋˈkrɒnɪk/ (say sing kronik) adjective 1. synchronous. 2. studying phenomena at a given time or stage without reference to historical data. 3. descriptive or classificatory: synchronic linguistics. Compare diachronic. {Late Latin synchronus +… …   Australian English dictionary

  • synchronic — adjective a) occurring at a specific point in time. b) relating to the study of a language at only one point in its history. Ant: diachronic See Also: synchronous …   Wiktionary

  • synchronic — Referring to the study of the natural history of a disease by its state and distribution in a population at one time. The inferences about longitudinal course from such a study are warranted only under special conditions, notably that the… …   Medical dictionary

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