Education Quarterly Reviews

ISSN 2621-5799

Published: 05 June 2020

Language and the Formation of Religious Reality

Majed S. Allehaibi

Jazan University, Saudi Arabia

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10.31014/aior.1993.03.02.134

Pages: 220-224

Keywords: Language, Religious Reality, Beliefs

Abstract

This paper explores the notion that religious texts and the tradition of religious story telling are the content, form or “the movable feast” by which we form and preserve our culture and group identity, and by which we pass them down to the next generations. All these texts are composed of language that is open for analysis and multiple interpreta-tions. Hence, religious beliefs are anchored in language which shapes and reshapes our worldview.

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