Metaphor
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Abstract: Religious texts and discourse contain numerous instances of metaphoric language, in which speakers or writers refer to one, usual…

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Raymond Gibbs, “Metaphor”, in: Vocabulary for the Study of Religion, General Editors Robert A. Segal, Kocku Von Stuckrad. Consulted online on 23 July 2017 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/9789004249707_vsr_COM_00000371>
First published online: 2016



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