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The Arabic language possesses a unique language feature, the Allah Lexicon, a rich and varied body of religious expressions invoking the Almighty. Despite the pervasive presence of Allah in the Arabic language, this linguistic phenomenon has been largely unexplored. This book investigates the impact of Islam on the Arabic language by examining key cultural concepts, the frequency of the word "God" in Arabic and other languages, and the philosophical and theological foundation of Allah expressions.
John A. Morrow is Assistant Professor of Modern Languages at Northern State University.
Foreword; Preface; Acknowledgements; Introduction; 1. The Omnipresence of Allah in the Arabic Language; 2. Frequency and Function of Religious-Based Expressions; 3. The Origin of the Allah Lexicon; 4. Transfer of Essential Phrases into Second Language Use; 5. The Most Beautiful Names: The Philosophical Foundation of the Allah Lexicon; Index.
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