tropological sense

tropological sense
   : moral sense
   This term (from the Greek tropos, meaning "turn" or "direction," and logos, meaning "word") refers to a form of biblical interpretation that emphasizes the ethical aspects of particular scriptural texts; for example, how should a Christian take up the cross and follow Christ?
   See senses of Scripture. (See CCC 117-118)

Glossary of theological terms. . 2014.

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