Religious Language

[New Entry by Michael Scott on August 4, 2017.] The principal aim of research on religious language is to give an account of the meaning of religious sentences and utterances. Religious sentences
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[New Entry by Michael Scott on August 4, 2017.] The principal aim of research on religious language is to give an account of the meaning of religious sentences and utterances. Religious sentences are generally taken to be have a religious subject matter; a religious utterance is the production in speech or writing of a token religious sentence. In principle, religious subject matters could encompass a variety of agents, states of affairs or properties - such as God, deities, angels, miracles, redemption, grace, holiness, sinfulness. Most attention, however, has been devoted...

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