Religious language is an enormously complex topic, far more so than most people might expect. That is part of the fun, of course, but it also makes studying religious language complicated. The Boston University Religious Language Seminar is gathering resources to help others interested in studying and understanding religious language get access to relevant material efficiently. Four kinds of resources are available here.
This annotated bibliography is mainly the work of my research assistant, Tim Knepper, who is writing his PhD dissertation on religious language.
These are brief reviews of an extremely diverse array of books and articles related to the theme of religious language. The reviews have been produced by Boston University graduate students interested in religious language.
These are long research papers aiming to make a contribution to the scholarly community's attempts to construct a comprehensive interpretation of religious language that is attentive to material from the many contributing disciplines. The research essays have been produced by Boston University graduate students interested in religious language.
This is self-explanatory for people used to the World Wide Web. The web is a helpful resource but quite confusing at first so a bit of guidance never goes astray. That's what these links hope to provide.
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