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29. Religion / A. Religious Thought / 2. Religious Meaning

[whether religious language lacks real meaning]

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Grammar tells what kind of object anything is - and theology is a kind of grammar [Wittgenstein]
If meaning is use, then religious sentences have meaning because they are used to assert an intention about how to live [Braithwaite, by PG]
Claims about God don't seem to claim or deny anything tangible, so evidence is irrelevant [Flew, by PG]
One does not need a full understanding of God in order to speak of God [Davies,B]