textual [In form textuel, app. a. AF. (F. textuel only 15th c. in Godef.), ad. L. type *textuâl-is, f. textu-s: see TEXT n.1 and -AL1. So Sp., Pg. textual, It. -ale. The later Eng. spelling is conformed to the L. type (as in other adjs. orig. in -el).] Of, pertaining to, or contained in the (or a) text, esp. of the Scriptures.
metanoia [ancient Greek μετανοια change of mind, repentance, regret (in Hellenistic Greek also as a rhetorical term, ‘correction, afterthought’) μετανοειαν to change one’s mind, to repent μετα- META- + νοος mind (see NOUS n.). With forms metanoea and metania cf. post-classical Latin metanoea (a394, as a personification of repentance), metania. The act or process of changing one’s mind; spec. penitence, repentance; reorientation of one’s way of life, spiritual conversion.