Philosophy; Religious Language

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Analogy
When something known is used to explain something unknown; divided into two types by Aquinas; PROPORTION AND ATTRIBUTION.
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Equivocal language
When a word has more than one meaning; applied to different contexts/ interpretation.
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Falsification
The philosophical theory that an assertion is meaningless if there is no way in which it can be falisified.
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Myth
A story which communicates values and/or ultimate beliefs of a culture or society.
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Symbols
Used in religious thought to indicate something which points people to God and also presents something about God to people.
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Univocal language
When a word only has one meaning, even when applied to different contexts or things.
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Verification
The concept of demonstrating the truth or falsify of a statement of fact using empirical evidence. Statements that cannot be verified = meaningless.
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When a word has more than one meaning; applied to different contexts/ interpretation.

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Equivocal language

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The philosophical theory that an assertion is meaningless if there is no way in which it can be falisified.

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A story which communicates values and/or ultimate beliefs of a culture or society.

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Used in religious thought to indicate something which points people to God and also presents something about God to people.

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