The Good God Hermeneutic: A Reconsideration of Religious Vocabulary

Title

The Good God Hermeneutic: A Reconsideration of Religious Vocabulary

Publication Type

Journal Article

Year of Publication

2021

Authors

Pagination

151-158

Volume

47

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Bibliographic Citation

Maxwell, Garrett R. "The Good God Hermeneutic: A Reconsideration of Religious Vocabulary", Vol. 47. 2021:151-158.

Abstract

Fiona and Terryl Givens once again deliver a book worthy of the comparatively wide readership they have gained within Latter- day Saint circles. Their orderly treatment of individual gospel concepts in this book can rightly be seen as a distillation and unification of their previous work, boldly attempting to awaken us from our ignorance of the sheer novelty and vitality contained in the Restoration vision of God and humanity. They convincingly argue that the historically wrought semantic baggage that comes with the most basic religious vocabulary we use must be consciously jettisoned to fully appreciate and articulate the meaning of the Restoration.

Restoration
Doctrine

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