Analysing Religious Discourse

Bringing together work from a team of world-renowned scholars, this volume introduces contemporary research on religious discourse from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives.

Analysing Religious Discourse

Language plays a key role in religion, framing how people describe spiritual experience and giving structure to religious beliefs and practices. Bringing together work from a team of world-renowned scholars, this volume introduces contemporary research on religious discourse from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. It introduces methods for analysis of a range of different kinds of text and talk, including institutional discourse within organised religions, discourse around spirituality and spiritual experience within religious communities, media discourse about the role of religion and spirituality in society, translations of sacred texts, political discourse, and ritual language. Engaging and easy-to-read, it is accessible to researchers across linguistics, religious studies, and other related disciplines. A comprehensive introduction to all the major research approaches to religious language, it will become a key resource in the emerging inter-disciplinary field of language and religion.

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Analysing Religious Discourse
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Stephen Pihlaja
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Language plays a key role in religion, framing how people describe spiritual experience and giving structure to religious beliefs and practices. Bringing together work from a team of world-renowned scholars, this volume introduces contemporary research on religious discourse from a variety of theoretical and methodological perspectives. It introduces methods for
Religious Language and Critical Discourse Analysis
Language: en
Pages: 319
Authors: Noel Heather
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

This book demonstrates the highly productive effects of applying contemporary views of discourse to religious language, seen (in theological terms) from a postliberal viewpoint. The emphasis is on critical discourse analysis (CDA), with its well-developed methodology for deconstructing the manifestations of power. What emerges is a combination of two complementary,
Analysing Religious Discourse
Language: en
Pages: 349
Authors: Stephen Pihlaja
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-07-08 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

A comprehensive introduction to all the major research approaches to religious language, from a variety of linguistic perspectives.
The problem of religious discourse
Language: en
Pages: 268
Authors: James Ellison Thomas
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1972 - Publisher:

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Cognitive Linguistics and Religious Language
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Peter Richardson, Charles M. Mueller, Stephen Pihlaja
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-03-29 - Publisher: Routledge

This book comprehensively introduces Cognitive Liguistics and applies its tools to religious language. Drawing on authentic samples from a range of faiths, text types, and modes of interactive discourse, the authors accessibly define concepts like embodied cognition, agency, metaphor analysis, and Dynamic Systems Theory; illustrate how they can be used