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Argument is war : relevance-theoretic comprehension of the conceptual metaphor of war in the Apocalypse

Author: Clifford Winters
Publisher: Leiden ; Boston Brill [2020]
Dissertation: Dissertation Asbury Theological Seminary 2018.
Series: Linguistic biblical studies, volume 18.
Edition/Format:   Computer file : Thesis/dissertation   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"In Argument is War: Relevance-Theoretic Comprehension of the Conceptual Metaphor of War in the Apocalypse, Clifford T. Winters demonstrates that the apparent war in the Apocalypse is rather telling the story of the gospel: how Christ will restore Israel and, through them, the rest of the world. When Revelation is viewed through the corrective lens of cognitive linguistics, its violence becomes victory, its violent  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Hochschulschrift
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Thesis/dissertation, Internet resource
Document Type: Computer File, Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Winters
ISBN: 9789004435773 9004435778
OCLC Number: 1230237937
Description: 1 Online-Ressource (XI, 369 Seiten) : Illustrationen
Series Title: Linguistic biblical studies, volume 18.
Responsibility: by Clifford T. Winters.

Abstract:

"In Argument is War: Relevance-Theoretic Comprehension of the Conceptual Metaphor of War in the Apocalypse, Clifford T. Winters demonstrates that the apparent war in the Apocalypse is rather telling the story of the gospel: how Christ will restore Israel and, through them, the rest of the world. When Revelation is viewed through the corrective lens of cognitive linguistics, its violence becomes victory, its violent characters become Christ, and its bloody end becomes the blessed beginning of the New Jerusalem. Revelation is simply telling the story of the early church (the Gospels and Acts) to the early church, and it is using a conceptual metaphor ('ARGUMENT IS WAR') to do it.".

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