Cognitive Linguistics and Religious Language

This book comprehensively introduces Cognitive Linguistics and applies its tools to religious language.

Cognitive Linguistics and Religious Language

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 in analyzing religious language; and offer thorough pedagogical material to aid learning and application. Advanced students and scholars of linguistics, discourse analysis, cognitive science, and religious and biblical studies will benefit from this practical guide to understanding and conducting research on religious discourse.

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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
Religion, Language, and the Human Mind
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Paul Chilton, Monika Kopytowska
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-03 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

What is religion? How does it work? Many natural abilities of the human mind are involved, and crucial among them is the ability to use language. This volume brings together research from linguistics, cognitive science and neuroscience, as well as from religious studies, to understand the phenomena of religion as
Culture, Body, and Language
Language: en
Pages: 441
Authors: Farzad Sharifian, René Dirven, Ning Yu, Susanne Niemeier
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008-11-03 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

One of the central themes in cognitive linguistics is the uniquely human development of some higher potential called the "mind" and, more particularly, the intertwining of body and mind, which has come to be known as embodiment. Several books and volumes have explored this theme in length. However, the interaction
Religion, Language, and the Human Mind
Language: en
Pages: 483
Authors: Paul Anthony Chilton, Monika Kopytowska, Monika Weronika Kopytowska
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Religion is a multi-faceted and complex human phenomenon, combining many different mental and social characteristics. Among these, language plays a crucial though often neglected role. This volume brings together groundbreaking work from linguistics, cognitive science and neuroscience, as well as from religious studies, in order to illuminate the origins and
The Bible Through Metaphor and Translation
Language: en
Pages: 298
Authors: Kurt Feyaerts
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Peter Lang Pub Incorporated

Oxford, Bern, Berlin, Bruxelles, Frankfurt/M., New York, Wien. This volume assembles selected proceedings of a conference held at the University of Leuven in July 1998. It sheds light on the tension between 'change' and 'preservation' in religious language. More specifically, the volume focuses on metaphor and translation as two sources