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By Bonnie Howe,Joel B. Green

Writing, analyzing, and interpretation are acts of human minds, requiring complicated cognition at each aspect. a comparatively new box of reviews, cognitive linguistics, makes a speciality of how language and cognition are interconnected: Linguistic constructions either form cognitive styles and are formed via them. The Cognitive Linguistics in Biblical Interpretation component of the Society of Biblical Literature gathers students attracted to utilizing cognitive linguistics to bible study, concentrating on how language makes that means, how texts evoke authority, and the way modern readers engage with historic texts. This choice of essays represents first end result from the 1st six years (2006–2012) of that attempt, drawing on cognitive metaphor research, psychological areas and conceptual mixing, narrative thought, and cognitive grammar. members contain Eve Sweetser, Ellen van Wolde, Hugo Lundhaug and Jesper T. Nielsen.

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