Metaphors and other figurative language are crucial cognitive processes for producing meaning. Metaphors are more than a rhetorical device because we actually use them to reason about and make truth claims regarding topics such as salvation, and God. This book applies an approach known as cognitive linguistics to explore how Christians determine meaning in biblical texts and theological positions. It shows why Christians often arrive at different legitimate ways to understand the Bible and various doctrines.
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|Size: ||6.7 MB|
|Publisher: ||Fortress Press|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||2370007596218 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|