Marking Thought and Talk in New Testament Greek: New Light from Linguistics on the Particles 'hina' and 'hoti'

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Aimed at both biblical scholars and those interested in linguistic theory, this book makes use of insights from a modern theory of communication, Relevance Theory, in examining the function of the particle 'hina' in New Testament Greek. Challenging accepted wisdom, Margaret Sim claims that the particle does not have a lexical meaning of 'in order that', but that it alerts the reader to expect an interpretation of the thought or attitude of the implied speaker or author. Evidence is adduced from pagan Greek and in particular ...

Marking Thought and Talk in New Testament Greek: New Light from Linguistics on the Particles Hina and Hoti 2011, Pickwick Publications

ISBN-13: 9781610970891

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Marking Thought and Talk in New Testament Greek: New Light from Linguistics on the Particles 'hina' and 'hoti' 2011, James Clarke & Co Ltd, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780227173770

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