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Thursday, 20 Dec 1990

Disc: Answers to Query on Religious language

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  2. "Jouko Lindstedt, University of HelsinkiLINDSTEDTcc.Helsinki.FI, Query: religious language
  3. "Michael Kac", Re: Editors' Comment; Query

Message 1: Re: Editors' comment; Query

Date: Sun, 16 Dec 90 07:31 CST
From: <ETARONEvx.acs.umn.edu>
Subject: Re: Editors' comment; Query


For the grad student interested in sociolinguistics of religious
language: This is not so VERY recent, but...

D.E. Adams Smith, "Linguistic and semantic changes in the revised
Anglican liturgy," APPLIED LINGUISTICS l0/3 (September l989).

Elaine Tarone
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Message 2: Query: religious language

Date: Mon, 17 Dec 90 09:06 EET DST
From: "Jouko Lindstedt, University of HelsinkiLINDSTEDTcc.Helsinki.FI <LINDSTEDTcc.Helsinki.FI>
Subject: Query: religious language


The following (not quite recent) might be of some interest:
 Pl\"ahn, J\"urgen: Der Gebrauch des modernen russischen
 Kirchenslavisch in der russischen Kirche. Hamburg 1978:
 Buske. ISBN 3-87118-338-5
Not precisely sociolinguistic in its orientation, but contains discussion
on communication models relevant to Church Slavonic as a religious language.

Jouko Lindstedt, U of Helsinki <lindstedtcc.helsinki.fi>
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Message 3: Re: Editors' Comment; Query

Date: Mon, 17 Dec 90 18:18:47 -0600
From: "Michael Kac" <kaccs.umn.edu>
Subject: Re: Editors' Comment; Query

Re the question regarding sociolinguistic studies of religious language:
I don't know exactly what the student has in mind, but Mimi Klaiman, a
linguist with a strong background in South Asian lgs. also happens to be
extremely knowledgeable about Indian religion and might know something.
She's visiting in my department this year -- e-mail address is klaimanumnacux
(bitnet) or klaimanux.acs.umn.edu (Internet). She's leaving for India soon
so act fast!

Michael kac
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