Linguistics & Biblical Interpretation
How do texts acquire meaning? How is the meaning communicated to the reader? The task of effective biblical interpretation begins with linguistics. In this introductory text on the use of linguistics in biblical interpretation, Peter Cotterell and Max Turner focus on the concept of meaning, the significance of author, text and reader, and the use of discourse analysis.
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Semantics and Hermeneutics 3 7
Dimensions of the Meaning of a Discourse
The Use and Abuse of Word Studies in Theology 706
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