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a spiritual interpretation or application of words, as of Scriptures.
a form of allegorical interpretation of Scripture that seeks hidden meanings regarding the future life.
Historical Examples

anagoge is so called from ana, which is upwards, and goge, a leading: as it were an upward leading.
Churches and Church Ornaments William Durandus

allegorical or spiritual interpretation, esp of sacred works such as the Bible
(Christianity) allegorical interpretation of the Old Testament as typifying or foreshadowing subjects in the New Testament


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