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Master of Divinity (M.Div)
Scripture References in this Resource (separated by semi-colons)
1 Corinthians 2:16; 1 Corinthians 1:24; 1 Corinthians 1:30; 1 Corinthians 2:10; 1 Corinthians 2:11; 1 Corinthians 2:5; 1 Corinthians 2:6-16; Isaiah 40:13; Romans 11:34;
This, then, is the purpose of this study: to look more closely at what scholars in many fields have had to say regarding the matter of human language and its ability to make religious assertions. In an attempt to define this purpose more accurately, it will be necessary to: (a) examine the field of contemporary Linguistic Analysis in light of its historical setting;(b) describe the relationship between the phenomenology of language and religious language; (c) consider the work being done presently in the area of modern linguistic studies in biblical research and see its effect upon the formation of theological assertions; (d) present the opinions of those scholars who discuss the very nature of theological language; and (e) investigate St. Paul's meaning and use of religious language.
Stern, John, "A Prolegomenon to New Testament Language In Light of Contemporary Linguistic Analysis: A Look at Paul's Meaning and Use of Theological Language in I Corinthians 2:6-16" (1970). Master of Divinity Thesis. 86.
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