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by Dr Dan Stiver (southern Baptist Theological Seminary Usa);


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The Philosophy of Religious Language

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This new text provides a lively introduction to the remarkable developments in philosophy of language in this century, and to the way these developments have impinged upon religious language, particularly Christian discourse.Most treatments of this subject focus on the relevance of analytical philosophy of language with its verificational and functional phases. These important movements are included, but this text also covers historical debates about religious language along with several other contemporary movements that have had increasing impact upon biblical studies and theology, such as hermeneutical philosophy, philosophy of metaphor, narrative, structuralism, and poststructuralism.The Philosophy of Religious Language focuses on exposition of the different approaches, with attention upon central thinkers and texts. In each case, however, the philosophy of language is also connected with its major appropriation in religious studies. Since one cannot exactly keep these approaches distinct, places of cross-fertilization and reaction are indicated, with the intent of providing an expanding conversation as the book progresses.

The Philosophy of Religious Language by Dr Dan Stiver (southern Baptist Theological Seminary Usa) was published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd in December 1995 and is our 56768th best seller. The ISBN for The Philosophy of Religious Language is 9781557865823.

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Page last updated 10th December 2016
Author / Artist
Book FormatPaperback
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd (December 1995)
Weight384g
Number of Pages272
Thickness15 mm
Height229 mm
Width155 mm
ISBN9781557865823
ISBN-101557865825
Product Code1228472
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