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Key
Words

Truth-clai
ms:
Stating
something
you
believe to
be true
e.g. "Jesus
is alive
today."
Expressive
language:

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To
express
emotions
e.g. "We
are truly
sorry and
repent our
sins."
Performat
ive
language:
To
announce
and action
e.g. "Let
us
worship
God."
Univocal:
Word that
has only
one
meaning,
always
e.g. boy

Equivocal:
Word that
has more
than one
meaning
e.g.
bat-anima
l or
bat-sports
equipmen
t

Cognitive:…

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believed
the aim of
philosoph
ers should
be the
analysis
of
language.
Vienna
Circle: The
group of
philosoph
ers that
came up
with
logical
positivism
.
Verificatio
n
Principle:
The belief
that
statement
s are only
meaningfu
l if they
can be
verified by
the
senses.
Tautology
: A logical…

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"Silence
is to
praise
Thee."
Psalm
65:2

"Most of
what we
can say
informati
vely is
metaphor
ical,
allegorica
l, and
untranslat
able into
literal
positive
truths."
Maimoni
des

"Dies a
death by
a
thousand
qualificati
ons."
Flew

"To
whom
can you
liken
God?
With
what
equal can
you
confront…

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Aquinas

"Stateme
nts in
religious
language,
like
moves in
games,
are
context-d
ependant
." Peter
Donovan

"A
statemen
t that
cannot be
conclusiv
ely
verified
cannot be
verified
at all."
Friedrich
Waisma
nn of the
Vienna
Circle

"A myth
is a story
which is
told, but
which is
not
literally…

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is
anything
which is
presente
d to the
mind as
standing
for
somethin
g else."
John
Macquar
rie

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