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Speech act theory and New Testament exegesis

J. Botha
HTS Teologiese Studies / Theological Studies | Vol 47, No 2 | a2383 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/hts.v47i2.2383 | © 1991 J. Botha | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 09 January 1991 | Published: 09 January 1991

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J. Botha, University of South Africa, South Africa

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Abstract

Speech act theory offers New Testament exegesis some additional ways and means of approaching the text of the New Testament. This, the second in a series of two articles that make a plea for the continued utilisation and application of this theory to the text of the New Testament, deals with some of the possibilities and potential this theory holds for reading biblical texts. Advantages are pointed out and a few suggestions for the future proposed.

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