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Religious Metaphor

Abstract

Religious discourse often seems to draw its life-blood from metaphor. Even the theologian is occasionally impelled to abandon literal speech in favor of the metaphorical mode. Metaphors may reveal both the actual and the possible aspects of things, as described in Max Black's famous essay on "Metaphor". The religious imagination will inevitably find for itself a language congenial to its own special purposes, a language enriched and extended by metaphors.

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