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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 16 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2016

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