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  1. Peter G. Stromberg (1993). Language and Self-Transformation: A Study of the Christian Conversion Narrative. Cambridge University Press.score: 368.0
    This is a study of how self-transformation may occur through the practice of reframing one's personal experience in terms of a canonical language: that is, a system of symbols that purports to explain something about human beings and the universe they live in. The Christian conversion narrative is used as the primary example here, but the approach used in this book also illuminates other practices such as psychotherapy in which people deal with emotional conflict through language.
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  2. Noëlle Vahanian (2003). Language, Desire, and Theology: A Genealogy of the Will to Speak. Routledge.score: 278.0
    This interesting and provocative work develops a new theological approach to language in the light of contemporary critical theory.
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  3. Johannes Sløk (1996). Devotional Language. W. De Gruyter.score: 278.0
    I. Language and Phenomenon /. Phenomenon We always have to start with the beginning, and the beginning is the factual — what is actually there — and being ...
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  4. Theodore W. Jennings (1985). Beyond Theism: A Grammar of God-Language. Oxford University Press.score: 278.0
    What do we mean when we talk about "God?" Does this term actually refer to anything in our experience? This book opens up significant new approaches to one of the most important problems confronting theology and the philosophy of religion, namely, the problem of "God-language." Current philosophical concerns over language have intensified the difficulty of talking about God: The necessity of formally proving the "meaningfulness" of statements about God has led to theological dead ends on the one hand (...)
     
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  5. Kevin Hector (2011). Theology Without Metaphysics: God, Language, and the Spirit of Recognition. Cambridge University Press.score: 260.0
    Therapy for metaphysics -- Concepts, rules, and the spirit of recognition -- Meaning and meanings -- Reference and presence -- Truth and correspondence -- Emancipating theology.
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  6. James K. A. Smith (2002). Speech and Theology: Language and the Logic of Incarnation. Routledge.score: 260.0
    This important contribution to the ground-breaking Radical Orthodoxy series revisits the works of Husserl, Heidegger, Augustine and Derrida to reconsider the challenge of speaking of God through predication, silence, confession and praise. James K. A. <span class='Hi'>Smith</span> argues for God's own refusal to avoid speaking as well as for our urgent need of words to make Him visible to us. This leads to a radical new "incarnational phenomenology" in which God's love endows imperfect signs with the means to indicate true (...)
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  7. William P. Alston (ed.) (1989). Divine Nature and Human Language: Essays in Philosophical Theology. Cornell University Press.score: 260.0
     
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  8. Donald A. Crosby (1975). Horace Bushnell's Theory of Language: In the Context of Other Nineteenth-Century Philosophies of Language. Mouton.score: 260.0
  9. D. Stephen Long (2009). Speaking of God: Theology, Language, and Truth. Wililam B. Eerdmans Pub. Co..score: 252.0
    In this theological tour de force D. Stephen Long addresses a key question in current theological debate: the conditions of the possibility of God-talk, along ...
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  10. Virgil B. Strohmeyer (1998). The Influence of the Armenian Language and Alphabet Upon the Development of the Renaissance's Perennial Philosophy, Biblical Hermeneutics, and Christian Kabbalism. Publishing House of the Nas Ra "Gitutyun".score: 241.0
     
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  11. Diana Benet (1984). The Language of Christianity in Pym's Novels. Thought 59 (4):504-513.score: 238.3
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  12. Andrew Moore (2003). Realism and Christian Faith: God, Grammar, and Meaning. Cambridge University Press.score: 218.0
    The question of realism - that is, whether God exists independently of human beings - is central to much contemporary theology and church life. It is also an important topic in the philosophy of religion. This book discusses the relationship between realism and Christian faith in a thorough and systematic way and uses the resources of both philosophy and theology to argue for a Christocentric narrative realism. Many previous defences of realism have attempted to model Christian belief on scientific theory (...)
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  13. M. J. Edwards (2000). Jews, Christians, and Some Others J. F. A. Sawyer: Sacred Languages and Sacred Texts. Religion in the First Christian Centuries . Pp. X + 190. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Paper, £16.99. Isbn: 0-415-12547-2. K. P. Donfried, P .Richardson (Edd.): Judaism and Christianity in First-Century Rome . Pp. XIV + 329, 6 Ills. Grand Rapids and Cambridge: William B. Eerdmans, 1998. Paper, £15.99. Isbn: 0-8028-4266-8. S. Fine (Ed.): Jews, Christians and Polytheists in the Ancient Synagogue. Cultural Interaction During the Greco-Roman Period . Pp. XVIII + 253, Ills. London and New York: Routledge, 1999. Cased, £50. Isbn: 0-415-18247-. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 50 (01):134-.score: 215.0
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  14. David Meconi (2011). The World of Early Egyptian Christianity: Language, Literature, and Social Context. Edited by James E. Goehring and Janet A. Timbie. [REVIEW] Heythrop Journal 52 (3):460-461.score: 215.0
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  15. I. T. Ramsey (1954). Christianity and Language. Philosophical Quarterly 4 (17):332-339.score: 215.0
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  16. Robert W. Thomson (2013). Stephen H. Rapp and Paul Crego, Eds., Languages and Cultures of Eastern Christianity: Georgian. (The Worlds of Eastern Christianity, 300–1500, 5.) Farnham, UK: Ashgate, 2012. Pp. 432. $200. ISBN: 9780754659860. [REVIEW] Speculum 88 (4):1147-1148.score: 215.0
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  17. H. Deroitte (1993). [Defining Contemporary African Theology in Relationship To Rome and Western Christianity-a Study Based On French-Language African Theological Journals]. Revue Théologique de Louvain 24 (1):38-69.score: 215.0
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  18. Yang Huilin (2003). " Ethicized" Chinese-Language Christianity and the Meaning of Christian Ethics. Contemporary Chinese Thought 36 (1):68-84.score: 215.0
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  19. Xinli Wang (2003). Presuppositional Languages and the Failure of Cross-Language Understanding. Dialogue 42 (01):53-77.score: 192.0
    Why is mutual understanding between two substantially different comprehensive language communities often problematic and even unattainable? To answer this question, the author first introduces a notion of presuppositional languages. Based on the semantic structure of a presuppositional language, the author identifies a significant condition necessary for effective understanding of a language: the interpreter is able to effectively understand a language only if he/she is able to recognize and comprehend its metaphysical presuppositions. The essential role of (...)
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  20. D. Z. Phillips (1988/1995). Faith After Foundationalism: Plantinga-Rorty-Lindbeck-Berger: Critiques and Alternatives. Westview Press.score: 188.0
    In a brilliant series of essays, the distinguished philosopher D. Z. Phillips explores the alternatives for faith after foundationalism. A significant exploration of post-foundationalist thought in its own right, Faith After Foundationalism is also an important evaluation and critique of the theological implications of the views of Alvin Plantinga, Richard Rorty, George Lindbeck, and Peter Berger.Phillips’s own position is that one must resist the philosopher’s tendency to turn religious mystery into epistemological mystery. To understand how religious concepts are formed is (...)
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  21. Bernd Roling (2008). Locutio Angelica: Die Diskussion der Engelsprache Als Antizipation Einer Sprechakttheorie in Mittelalter Und Früher Neuzeit. Brill.score: 174.0
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  22. P. Perniss, R. L. Thompson & G. Vigliocco (2009). Iconicity as a General Property of Language: Evidence From Spoken and Signed Languages. Frontiers in Psychology 1:227-227.score: 168.0
    Current views about language are dominated by the idea of arbitrary connections between linguistic form and meaning. However, if we look beyond the more familiar Indo-European languages and also include both spoken and signed language modalities, we find that motivated, iconic form-meaning mappings are, in fact, pervasive in language. In this paper, we review the different types of iconic mappings that characterize languages in both modalities, including the predominantly visually iconic mappings in signed languages. (...)
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  23. Deborah Cates David P. Corina, Laurel A. Lawyer (2012). Cross-Linguistic Differences in the Neural Representation of Human Language: Evidence From Users of Signed Languages. Frontiers in Psychology 3.score: 168.0
    Studies of deaf individuals who are users of signed languages have provided profound insight into the neural representation of human language. Case studies of deaf signers who have incurred left- and right-hemisphere damage have shown that left-hemisphere resources are a necessary component of sign language processing. These data suggest that, despite frank differences in the input and output modality of language,; core left perisylvian regions universally serve linguistic function. Neuroimaging studies of deaf signers have generally provided (...)
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  24. Daniel Whiting (forthcoming). Languages, Language-Games, and Forms of Life. In H.-J. Glock & J. Hyman (eds.), The Blackwell Companion to Wittgenstein. Wiley-Blackwell.score: 162.7
    In this paper, after outlining the methodological role Wittgenstein's appeal to language-games is supposed to play, I examine the picture of language which his discussion of such games and their relations to what Wittgenstein calls forms of life suggests. It is a picture according to which language and its employment are inextricably connected to wider contexts—they are embedded in specific natural and social environments, they are tied to purposive activities serving provincial needs, and caught up in distinctive (...)
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  25. Christian Emden (2005). Nietzsche on Language, Consciousness, and the Body. University of Illinois Press.score: 155.0
    The irreducibility of language : the history of rhetoric in the age of typewriters -- The failures of empiricism : language, science, and the philosophical tradition -- What is a trope? : the discourse of metaphor and the language of the body -- The nervous systems of modern consciousness : metaphor, physiology, and mind -- Interpretation and life : outlines of an anthropology of knowledge.
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  26. John Wilson (1958). Language and Christian Belief. New York, St. Martin's Press.score: 151.0
    John Wilson. some concerns of his, and from that time up to the present period, he has continued his attention to those concerns, as he says, not in a professional but perfectly gratuitous, and without any emolument. It came to this gentleman's ...
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  27. Stefano Simonetta (2011). Searching for an Uneasy Synthesis Between Aristotelian Political Language and Christian Political Theology. In Luca Bianchi (ed.), Christian Readings of Aristotle From the Middle Ages to the Renaissance. Brepols. 273--285.score: 148.0
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  28. D. S. Jeffreys (2001). Euthanasia and John Paul II's "Silent Language of Profound Sharing of Affection:" Why Christians Should Care About Peter Singer. Christian Bioethics 7 (3):359-378.score: 138.0
    Peter Singer's recent appointment to Princeton University created considerable controversy, most of it focused on his proposal for active euthanasia of disabled infants. Singer articulates utilitarian ideas that often appear in public discussions of euthanasia. Drawing on Pope John Paul II's work on ethics and suffering, I argue that Singer's utilitarian theory of value is impoverished. After introducing the Pope's ethic based on the imago dei, I discuss love as self-gift. I show how this concept supports a theory of value (...)
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  29. Robert Sokolowski (2002). Language, the Human Person, and Christian Faith. Proceedings of the American Catholic Philosophical Association 76:27-38.score: 135.0
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  30. Pietro Bianchi (2011). The Word and the Flesh: Postworkerism and the Biopolitics of Language in Paolo Virno and Christian Marazzi. Angelaki 16 (3):39 - 51.score: 135.0
    Angelaki, Volume 16, Issue 3, Page 39-51, September 2011.
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  31. Anne Sheppard (1983). Philip Rollinson (with an Appendix by Patricia Matsen): Classical Theories of Allegory and Christian Culture. (Duquesne Studies in Language and Literature, 3.) Pp. Xx + 175. Pittsburgh, Pa., and Brighton, Sussex: Duquesne University Press and Harvester Press, 1981. $17.50. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 33 (01):139-140.score: 135.0
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  32. Mark G. Nixon (2009). Proclaiming and Performing the Gospel: Language, Truth and Action in Postmodern Christian Faith. Heythrop Journal 50 (3):380-391.score: 135.0
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  33. Stanisław Gogolewski & Barbara Lewandowska-Tomaszczyk (1991). Graphisation and Lexication of Slavic Languages Under the Christian Missions. History of European Ideas 13 (1-2):19-31.score: 135.0
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  34. R. P. H. Green (1990). Carl P. E. Springer: The Gospel as Epic in Late Antiquity. The Paschale Carmen of Sedulius. (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae. Texts and Studies of Early Christian Life and Language, 2.) Pp. Xi + 168. Leiden, New York, Copenhagen and Cologne: Brill, 1988. Fl. 72. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 40 (01):159-.score: 135.0
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  35. Mei Lin (2007). Educating English Language Learners: A Synthesis of Research Evidence ‐ Edited by F. Genesee, K. Lindholm‐Leary, W.M. Saunders and D. Christian. [REVIEW] British Journal of Educational Studies 55 (4):476-478.score: 135.0
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  36. Anton Petrenko (2011). Christian Barth , Objectivity and the Language-Dependence of Thought: A Transcendental Defence of Universal Lingualism . Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 31 (6):396-399.score: 135.0
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  37. Paul Brazier (2010). From Achilles to Christ: Why Christians Should Read the Pagan Classics. By Louis Markos and Simone Weil's Apologetic Use of Literature: Her Christological Interpretations of Ancient Greek Texts (Oxford Modern Languages and Literature Monographs). By Marie Cabaud Meaney. Heythrop Journal 51 (1):100-101.score: 135.0
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  38. J. Bryce (1996). J. Den Boeft, A. Hilhorst (Edd.): Early Christian Poetry: A Collection of Essays. (Supplements to Vigiliae Christianae, 22: Texts and Studies of Early Christian Life and Language). Leiden, New York, Cologne: E.J. Brill, 1993. [REVIEW] The Classical Review 46 (1):40-42.score: 135.0
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  39. Kimberly Bracken Long (forthcoming). Book Review: What Language Shall I Borrow? The Bible and Christian Worship. [REVIEW] Interpretation 63 (1):106-106.score: 135.0
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  40. Stephen A. Barney (1983). Philip Rollinson, Classical Theories of Allegory and Christian Culture. With an Appendix on Primary Greek Sources by Patricia Matsen. (Language and Literature Series, 3.) Pittsburgh: Duquesne University Press; Brighton, Eng.: Harvester Press, 1981. Pp. Xx, 175. $17.50. Distributed in U.S. By Humanities Press, Atlantic Highlands, N.J. [REVIEW] Speculum 58 (3):852.score: 135.0
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  41. David Goldblatt (2006). Christian J. Emden, Nietzsche on Language, Consciousness, and the Body Reviewed By. Philosophy in Review 26 (5):343-345.score: 135.0
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  42. Poorna Kushalnagar (2010). Pooma Kushalnagar, Gaurav Mathur, Christopher J. Moreland, Dorma Jo Napoli, Wendy Osterling, Carol Padden, and Christian Rathmann," Infants and Children with Hearing Loss Need Early Language Access," The Journal of Clinical Ethics 21, No. 2 (Summer 2010): 143-54. [REVIEW] Journal of Clinical Ethics 21 (2):143-54.score: 135.0
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  43. Jean-Jacques Lecercle (2009). Christian Marazzi, Capital and Language: From the New Economy to the War Economy. Radical Philosophy 155:53.score: 135.0
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  44. P. Verdeau (2005). " Late Greek Philosophy and Christian Belief. The Notion of Transcendance"-6th International Congress of Greek Philosophy in the French Language. Revue Philosophique de la France Et de L Etranger 130 (1):71-76.score: 135.0
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  45. Xinli Wang (2007). Incommensurability and Cross-Language Communication. Ashgate Publishing Ltd, England.score: 132.0
    Against the received translation-failure interpretation, this book presents a presuppositional interpretation of incommensurability, that is, the thesis of incommensurability as cross-language communication breakdown due to the incompatible metaphysical presuppositions underlying two competing presuppositional languages, such as scientific languages. This semantically sound, epistemologically well-established, and metaphysically profound interpretation not only affirms the tenability of the notion of incommensurability and confirms the reality of the phenomenon of incommensurability, but also makes some significant contributions to the discussion of many related (...)
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  46. Johannes Bronkhorst (2011). Language and Reality: On an Episode in Indian Thought. Brill.score: 132.0
    Aim of the lectures -- Early Brahmanical literature -- Panini's grammar -- A passage from the Chandogya Upanisad -- The structures of languages -- The Buddhist contribution -- Vaisesika and language -- Verbal knowledge -- The contradictions of Nagarjuna -- The reactions of other thinkers -- Sarvastivada Samkhya -- The Agamasastra of Gaudapada -- Sankara -- Kashmiri Saivism -- Jainism -- Early Vaisesika -- Critiques of the existence of a thing before its arising -- Nyaya -- Mimamsa -- (...)
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  47. Stephen C. Levinson & Asifa Majid (2013). The Island of Time: Yélî Dnye, the Language of Rossel Island. Frontiers in Psychology 4.score: 132.0
    This paper describes the linguistic description of time, the accompanying gestural system and the “mental time lines” found in the speakers of Yélî Dnye, an isolate language spoken offshore from Papua New Guinea. Like many indigenous languages, Yélî Dnye has no fixed anchoring of time and thus no calendrical time. Instead, time in Yélî Dnye linguistic description is primarily anchored to the time of speaking, with six diurnal tenses and special nominals for n days from coding time; this (...)
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  48. Camilo Thorne & Diego Calvanese (2012). Tractability and Intractability of Controlled Languages for Data Access. Studia Logica 100 (4):787-813.score: 132.0
    In this paper we study the semantic data complexity of several controlled fragments of English designed for natural language front-ends to OWL (Web Ontology Language) and description logic ontology-based systems. Controlled languages are fragments of natural languages, obtained by restricting natural language syntax, vocabulary and semantics with the goal of eliminating ambiguity. Semantic complexity arises from the formal logic modelling of meaning in natural language and fragments thereof. It can be characterized as the computational (...)
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  49. Umberto Eco (1999). Serendipities: Language & Lunacy. Harcourt Brace.score: 132.0
    Serendipities is a careful unraveling of the fabulous and the false, a brilliant exposition of how unanticipated truths often spring from false ideas. From Leibniz's belief that the I Ching illustrated the principles of calculus to Marco Polo's mistaking a rhinoceros for a unicorn, Umberto Eco offers a dazzling tour of intellectual history, illuminating the ways in which we project the familiar onto the strange to make sense of the world. Uncovering layers of mistakes that have shaped human history, Eco (...)
     
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  50. Jonathan Rée (1999). I See a Voice: Deafness, Language, and the Senses--A Philosophical History. Metropolitan Books, H. Holt and Co..score: 132.0
    A groundbreaking study of deafness, by a philosopher who combines the scientific erudition of Oliver Sacks with the historical flair of Simon Schama. There is nothing more personal than the human voice, traditionally considered the expression of the innermost self. But what of those who have no voice of their own and cannot hear the voices of others? In this tour de force of historical narrative, Jonathan Ree tells the astonishing story of the deaf, from the sixteenth century to the (...)
     
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