A few years ago the Charles Colson Center published an article of mine titled, 'Neuroscience and the Power of Speech.' In the article I refer to some of the latest developments in neuroscience and cognitive psychology - developments which support the premium that the Biblical writers place on the power of speech. What scientists are only just discovering is that the way someone speaks has a subliminal and unconscious effect in how they perceive the world and other people.
Put another way, our speech acts do not simply describe how we see the world; rather, in an important sense, how we see the world is determined by the way we choose to speak about it. To read the fascinating examples of this, and the implications this has for a theology of language, click on the link to the article below:
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