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Language as window or prism?

Curkpatrick, Stephen (2017) Language as window or prism? Suci Iman Akademis Dan Praktis: Jurnal Teologi, 6 (1). pp. 27-38. ISSN 2302-5336

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Abstract

Is language a transparent window on reality? Or with language, do we construct our own sense of reality? These two approaches to language continue to vie for dominance, with distinctive social and ethical implications emanating from each. What would it mean to combine the transparency of language and its creative impetus in a theological approach to language?

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Published Version
Keywords: Language, interpretation, communication
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2299 Other Philosophy and Religious Studies > 229999 Philosophy and Religious Studies not elsewhere classified
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subjects: A - Philosophy
C - Systematic Theology
College/Association with University of Divinity: STC: Stirling Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Stephen Curkpatrick
Date Deposited: 27 Feb 2018 00:11
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2018 00:11
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3050

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