[b-greek] Wierzbicka on the Sermon on the Mount and the Parables

From: Daniel Riaņo (danielrr@retemail.es)
Date: Sun Apr 15 2001 - 12:44:27 EDT

        I thought this announce from the Linguist list might be of
interest to some listmembers. I haven't read the book yet. but coming
from Wierzbicka it sure is worth the reading.
Best regards,

>LINGUIST List: Vol-12-1004. Tue Apr 10 2001. ISSN: 1068-4875.
>Subject: 12.1004, Books: Cross Cultural Communication
>-------------------------------- Message 1 -------------------------------
>Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2001 10:19:20 -0400
>From: Kimberly Kahn <KRK@OUP-USA.ORG>
>Subject: Cross Cultural Communication: What did Jesus Mean? by Wierzbicka
>WHAT DID JESUS MEAN?: Explaining the Sermon on the Mount
>and the Parables in Simple and Universal Human Concepts
>Anna Wierzbicka, Australian National University, Canberra
>In this highly interdisciplinary work, linguist Anna Wierzbicka casts
>new light on the words of Jesus by taking her well-known semantic
>theory of "universal human concepts"- concepts which are intuitively
>understandable and self-explanatory across languages-and bringing it
>to bear on Jesus' parables and the Sermon on the Mount. Her approach
>results in strikingly novel interpretations of the Gospels. Written in
>dialogue with other biblical commentators, What Did Jesus Mean? is
>both scholarly rigorous yet accessible.
>April 2001 528 pp.
>0-19-513733-7 paper $29.95
>0-19-513732-9 cloth $65.00
>Oxford University Press
> If you buy one of these books, please tell the publisher or author
> that you saw it on LINGUIST.
Daniel Riaņo Rufilanchas
Madrid, Espaņa

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