Living Words

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Living Words

Living Words

In this collection of articles, the author reflects on the nature of language, the art of lexicography and the developments in communication, the media and information technology in the late 20th century. The three main subjects looked at are: language at large, and particulary English, the most widely used language in the history of the world; the art and study of dictionaries and reference science, embracing all past, present and potential reference materials - from the "OED" to the "Yellow Pages"; and the processes through which communication, information and knowledge has evoloved - from cave art to the personal computer.

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The Living Words-Volume 1
Language: en
Pages: 160
Authors: Jeff Benner
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Ancient Hebrew Research Center

Reading a translation of any book is just not the same as reading it in its original language and is adequately stated in the phrase "lost in the translation." When-ever a text is translated from one language to another it loses some of its flavor and substance. The problem is
Living Words
Language: en
Pages: 374
Authors: Terence J. Martin
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

In particular, Martin commends the habit of critical thinking, an appreciation for irony, and an irenic approach to opposition as helpful stances for improving people's efforts to talk about religion. In addressing rhetorical and hermeneutical issues commonly found in philosophical theology and the philosophy of religion, this work's approach through
Living Words
Language: en
Pages: 284
Authors: Tom McArthur
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 1998 - Publisher: University of Exeter Press

In this collection of articles, the author reflects on the nature of language, the art of lexicography and the developments in communication, the media and information technology in the late 20th century. The three main subjects looked at are: language at large, and particulary English, the most widely used language
Living Words
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Michael Hurley
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-11-21 - Publisher: Messenger Publications

A collection of readings and reflections for participants in the Inspiring Faith Communities program.
Living Words
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Peter Ludlow
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-05-08 - Publisher: OUP Oxford

Peter Ludlow shows how word meanings are much more dynamic than we might have supposed, and explores how meanings are modulated (changed) even during the course of our everyday conversations. When we engage with communicative partners we build micro-languages on the fly—languages that may be fleeting, but which serve our

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