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"If God is sovereign, then his lordship must extend over all of life, and it cannot be restricted to the walls of the church or within the Christian orbit." Abraham Kuyper Common Grace 1.1.

Thursday, 23 October 2008

Resources for a Christian approach to language and linguistics

Pam Adams 1999. Phonics, whole language, and biblical hermeneutics. Pro Rege 28: 1-8.

Kornelius J. Boot. 1987. Language: A few observations from a biblical perspective. Pro Rege 15:11-15.

Kornelius J. Boot. 1974. The grammar confusion and some guidelines. Pro Rege 3 (Dec) : 28-34.

Barbara Carvill 1991. 'Foreign Language Education: A Christian Calling.' Christian Educators Journal, 30(3): 28-29.

Roy Clouser 1983. Religious language a new look at an old problem In Rationality in the Calvinian Tradition, Ed. Hart, Van derHoeven, & Wolterstorff. (Lanham: University Press of America, 1983), pp. 385ff.

Roy A Clouser 1988. Divine accomodation: an alternative theory of religious language Tijdskrif vir Christelike Wetenscap (Bloemfontein: Vereniging vir Christelike Hoer Onderwys, August, 1988), 94 -127.

Hugh Cook. 1978. Why Johnny can't write; the illiteracy crisis Pro Rege6(March) : 21-28

L. D. Derksen. 1985. Language and the transformation of philosophy. Philosophia Reformata 50: 134-149.

Joris van Eijnatten. 1995. The language of all the earth or directional pluralism Philosophia Reformata 60(1): 55-62.

Syd Hielema. 2006. Every Tribe, language, people and nation Pro Rege 24 (June): 1-9.

Noordegraaf, J. 'Pieter A. Verburg and the History of Linguistics. A bio-bibliographical account.'

Prof A W G Raath 1983. H G Stoker's cosmo-created philosophy of language TvCW

Calvin Seerveld. 2001. Babel, Pentecost, Glossolalia and Philoxenia: No Language is Foreign to God. Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages 2 (2001). 5-30.

William A. Smalley. 1985 Learning about language. Pro Rege 14 (Sept): 2-8. (September 1985)

David Smith:

with Barbara Cavill The Gift of the Stranger: Faith, Hospitality and Foreign Language Learning

2000. 'Gates Unlocked and Gardens of Delight: Comenius on Piety, Persons and Language Learning,' Christian Scholar's Review 30:2 (2000): 207-232.

2000. 'Faith and Method in Foreign Language Pedagogy,' Journal of Christianity and Foreign Languages 1 (2000): 7-25.

1998. For profit, pleasure, and power? Cultural diversity and the mixed motives of foreign language education. Pro Rege 26 (June): 1-13.

1997. 'In Search of the Whole Person: Critical Reflections on Community Language Learning.' Journal of Research on Christian Education 6:2 (1997): 159-181.

1997. 'Communication and Integrity: Moral Development and Modern Languages.' Language Learning Journal 15 (1997): 31-35

1996. 'What Hope After Babel? Diversity and Community in Gen 11:1-9, Exod 1:1-14, Zeph 3:1-13 and Acts 2:1-13.' Horizons in Biblical Theology 18:2 (1996):169-191.

1996. 'Rediscovering a Heritage: Lull, Bacon and the Aims of Language Teaching.' Spectrum 28:1 (1996): 9-28.

1993. 'Can Modern Language Teaching Be Christian?' Spectrum 25:1 (1993): 25-38.

D F M Strauss Thought and Language: on the line of demarcation between animal and human abilities, in: South African Journal of Philosophy, Vol.13, Nr.4 (pp.175-182).

Pieter A. Verburg 1998. Language and its Functions. A historico-critical study of views concerning the functions of language from the prehumanistic philology of Orleans to the rationalistic philology of Bopp Salmon. Amsterdam & Philadelphia: John Benjamins

P J Visagie 2001. Philosophy as a language game TvCW

Albert Weideman

Forthcoming. Beyond Expression: A Systematic Study of the Foundations of Linguistics Paideia Press/ Reformational Publishing Project.

1977. Three journeys: one tradition. Standpunte 130 [Vol. 30 (4): 55-62].

1977b. Philosophical elements in Four Quartets. Koers 42 (6): 525-532.

1979a. Some basic semiotic categories. Anakainosis 1 (4): 2-7.

1979b. Theses on P.A. Verburg's linguistic theory. Anakainosis 2 (1): 8-9.

1985. The role of the psychology of language in applied linguistics. Acta Academica Series B 20 (101-107).

1991. Faith and objectivity in linguistic science. Language matters (UK) 1: 10-11.

1999. Five generations of applied linguistics: some framework issues. Acta Academica 31 (1): 77-98.

2001. The old and the new: reconsidering eclecticism in language teaching. Per linguam 17 (1): 1-13.

2003a. Towards accountability: a point of orientation for post-modern applied linguistics in the third millennium. Literator. 24(1): 1-20.

2003d. Assessing and developing academic literacy. Per linguam 19 (1 & 2): 55-65.

2006a. Transparency and accountability in applied linguistics. Southern African linguistics and applied language studies 24(1): 71-86.

2006b. Assessing academic literacy in a task-based approach. Language matters 37(1): 81-101.

2006c. A systematically significant episode in applied linguistics. In L.O.K Lategan & J.H. Smit (guest editors) (2006) Time and context relevant philosophy. Special edition 1 of the Journal for Christian scholarship 42 (November; pp. 231-244).

2006d. Academic Literacy: Prepare to Learn

2007a. Overlapping and divergent agendas: Writing and applied linguistics research. Forthcoming in C. van der Walt (ed.) Living through languages: An African tribute to Rene Dirven. Stellenbosch: African Sun Media. Pp. 147-163. ISBN: 1-919980-31-8.

2007b. The redefinition of applied linguistics: modernist and postmodernist views. Southern African linguistics and applied language studies 25(4):589-605.

2007c. A responsible agenda for applied linguistics: confessions of a philosopher LSSA/SAALA/SAALT keynote address July. Per linguam 23(2): 29-53.

2008a. The idea of lingual economy. Paper to be read at the ICCLING 2008 conference, Stellenbosch, January. Submitted to Koers. [pdf of PowerPoint presentation]

2008b. Constitutive and regulative conditions for the assessment of academic literacy. Paper to be read at a colloquium on "Testing the academic literacy of additional language students" at the AILA 2008 conference in Essen, Germany, 26 August.[pdf of PowerPoint presentation]

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