Challenges to sacred texts and religious language

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  • Created on: 31-05-18 15:07

The challenges to sacred texts and religious procurements as unintelligible
If language is the method of communication, then religious language is the method of communicating about religion

  • In simple terms, this might be to describe physical objects with religious connotations, such as places of worship, sacred writings or describing the physical action that a religious believer might undertake during a specific religious ritual
  • In all such cases, the language is understandable and relatable because it deals with the observable and experienced empirical world

However, once the religious language goes on to describe the divinities that are worshipped in such buildings then suddenly what is being communicated may not be understandable

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