Linguistics & Biblical Interpretation

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InterVarsity Press, Jan 27, 1989 - Religion - 348 pages
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In this introduction to 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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Probably the most important book I've ever read on biblical interpretation. It opened my mind and allowed me to read the text of scripture more objectively than before. Read full review


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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Peter Riddell (Ph.D., Australian National University) is Director of the Centre for Islamic Studies and Muslim-Christian Relations at London Bible College. He is the author or editor of several books, including Islam: Essays on Scripture, Thought, and Society. Peter Cotterell (Ph.D., London University) is Associate Senior lecturer at the Center for Islamic Studies. He has lectured for 19 years at London Bible College, where he also served as the principal.

MAX TURNER writes urban fantasy books and is also a science and physical education teacher. His first novel, Night Runner, was a Red Maple Award honour book and a finalist for the Sunburst Award. Its sequel, End of Days, was shortlisted for the Ottawa Book Award. He lives in Ottawa with his wife and three children.

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