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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]
Series: Linguistic biblical studies, volume 18.
Edition/Format:   Print 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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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Clifford Winters
ISBN: 9789004435735 9004435735 9004435778 9789004435773
OCLC Number: 1272050463
Notes: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: XI, 369 Seiten Diagramme
Series Title: Linguistic biblical studies, volume 18.
Responsibility: by Clifford T. Winters.
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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 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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