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  • The story of Jesus and the blind man: a speech act reading of John 9 

    Ito, Hisayasu (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
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  • Contextual survey of John 9 - Chapter 3 

    Ito, Hisayasu (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    The question of which conditions and rules are required for successful conversation is important for a speech act analysis. Appropriateness conditions provide an answer to this question. Searle suggests felicity conditions ...
  • Appendix 1 - Diagrams of taxonomy of speech acts 

    Ito, Hisayasu (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    Terms and definitions are taken from Bach and Harnish 1979
  • Introduction - Chapter 1 

    Ito, Hisayasu (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    Since the enigmatic nature of John's Gospel has attracted a great deal of attention from many scholars, numerous studies of this Gospel have been produced. Each endeavour to understand the Gospel demonstrates its own ...
  • Acknowledgements 

    Ito, Hisayasu (Faculty of Theology, University of the Free State, 2015)
    This book is a revised version of my doctoral dissertation (2000) written during my stay in Bloemfontein, South Africa, where I conducted research at the University of the Free State. This is one of the main reasons why ...