Religion, language, and the human mind

Religion is a multi-faceted and complex human phenomenon, combining many different mental and social characteristics. Among these, language plays a crucial though often neglected role. This volume brings together groundbreaking work from linguistics, cognitive science and neuroscience, as well as fr...

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Contributors: Chilton, Paul A. 1944- (Publisher, Editor) ; Kopytowska, Monika Weronika 1978- (Publisher, Editor)
Format: Electronic Book
Language:English
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Published: New York, NY Oxford University Press 2018
Standardized Subjects / Keyword chains:B Religion / Cognitive linguistics
B Religious language / Cognitive semantics / Pragmatics
Further subjects:B Language and languages ; Religions aspects
B Language and languages Religions aspects
Online Access: Volltext (Resolving-System; OUP)
Parallel Edition:Non-electronic
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Summary:Religion is a multi-faceted and complex human phenomenon, combining many different mental and social characteristics. Among these, language plays a crucial though often neglected role. This volume brings together groundbreaking work from linguistics, cognitive science and neuroscience, as well as from religious studies, in order to illuminate the origins and centrality of religion in human life
Item Description:Includes bibliographical references and indexPreviously issued in print: 2018Zielgruppe - Audience: Specialized
ISBN:019063667X
Persistent identifiers:DOI: 10.1093/oso/9780190636647.001.0001