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Grammar
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I. Philosophy – II. Fundamental Theology

I. Philosophy

“Grammar” is derived from Gk γραμματική (τέχνη)/grammatiké (téchnē), which originally meant the completion of reading. In Hellenism the term generally referred to philology in the special sense of the linguistic examination of word and sentence formation. Today grammar is generally taken to mean (1) the linguistic examination of word and sentence formation, and (2) the regularities of word and sentence formation in language itself. For ph…

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Bühler, Axel and Großhans, Hans-Peter, “Grammar”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 24 October 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_COM_08976>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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