bibliography of semiological and structural studies of religion

by Alfred M. Johnson

Publisher: Clifford E. Barbour Library, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary in Pittsburgh

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    Statementcompiled by Alfred M. Johnson, Jr.
    SeriesBibliographia tripotamopolitana ;, no. 11
    LC ClassificationsZ7751 .J65, BL48 .J65
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxii, 146 p. ;
    Number of Pages146
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4448801M
    LC Control Number79110955

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Get this from a library. A bibliography of semiological and structural studies of religion. [Alfred M Johnson]. The objective of the study is to examine the diversity and influence of the present religions in the society. The study is highlighting the impact of religion in the life of a human being (Wayne, ; Dubuisson, ).

The history of these religions is further highlighted in relation to the impact felt in the society (Hastings, ). Following the heyday of Lévi-Straussian structuralism in the ss, little attention has been paid by scholars of religion to semiotics.

Semiotics of Religion reassesses key semiotic theories in the light of religious data. Yelle examines the semiotics of religion from structural and historical perspectives, drawing on Peircean linguistic anthropology, Jakobsonian poetics, comparative Cited by:   Leach 5 operates in terms of two correlative principles: (1) Myths (including all religious narratives) are the product of the fundamental structure-of the human mind; and (2) this structure involves the reconciliation of binary oppositions: the opposition of life and death, good and evil, human and nonhuman, male and female, familiar and alien.

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