In the Beginning Was the Word Language - A God-Centered Approach

ISBN-10: 1433501791

ISBN-13: 9781433501791

Edition: 2009

Authors: Vern S. Poythress

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With scriptural teaching and broad-ranging application, this follow-up to Redeeming Science builds a Christian theology of language and reforms our thinking about words.
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List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Crossway
Publication date: 10/27/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

The Importance of Language
God's Involvement with Language
Language and the Trinity
God Speaking
God's Creation of Man
God Sustaining Language
Creativity in Language
Exploring Examples of Language
The Rules of Language
God's Rule
Responding to God's Government
From Big to Small: Language in the Context of History
Small Pieces of Language within the Big Pieces
World History
The fall into Sin
Redemption through Christ
Peoples, Cultures, and Languages
Principles for Cultural Reconciliation
Good and Bad Kinds of Diversity
Human Action
Speaking and Writing
Analysis and Verbal Interpretation
Interpreting the Bible
Story telling
The Story of Redemption
Many Mini-redemptions
Counterfeit Stories of Redemption
Modern Reinterpretations of Redemptive Stories
Stories about Jesus
Smaller Packages in Language: Sentences and Words
Sentences in Use: Foundations in Truth
Foundations for Meaning in Trinitarian Inter-personal Action
Subsystems of Language
Words and Their Meanings
From Words to Perspectives
Truth as a Perspective
Living in the Truth
Interaction with Other Approaches to Language
Modernism and Postmodernism
Doubt within Postmodernism
Non-Christian Thinking
Platonic Ideas
The Contribution of Structural Linguistics
Translation Theory
Symbolic Logic and Logical Positivism
The Theory of Speech Acts
Reaching Out to Deconstruction
Supplementary Reflections
Special Cases of Human Speech
General Index
Scripture Index
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