Item description for Linguistics and Biblical Interpretation by Peter Cotterell & Max Turner...
Overview Contemporary linguistics is increasingly enlightening for biblical studies, but till now there's been no intelligible introduction for non-linguists. This new book shows how three linguistic principles (the concept of meaning, the significance of author, text, and reader in the search for meaning, and the use of discourse analysis in determining meaning) can illumine Scripture. Each principle is illustrated with examples from the Bible and from ordinary speech. Even laypeople will be fascinated!
Publishers Description 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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Studio: IVP Academic
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 1" Width: 6" Height: 9" Weight: 1.05 lbs.
Release Date Jan 1, 2000
Publisher IVP-InterVarsity Press
ISBN 0830817514 ISBN13 9780830817511
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More About Peter Cotterell & Max Turner
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.