11 - The One about Conceptual Mapping and Cognitive Linguistics
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November 12, 2018
Today’s episode is a lovely chat with our very interesting and talented friends Erin Kidd, Assistant Professor of Theology and Religious Studies at St. John’s University (Queens, NY), and Jakob Karl Rinderknecht, Assistant Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Pastoral Institute at University of the Incarnate Word (San Antonio, TX). After a lively discussion of Erin’s most recent culinary catastrophes and the wild/wonderful Riverwest neighborhood of Milwaukee, we learn about Erin and Jakob’s new edited volume: Putting God on the Map: Theology and Conceptual Mapping (Fortress Press, 2018). The volume is an interdisciplinary work in theology and cognitive science, and our conversation covers the basics of cognitive linguistics and conceptual mapping. We also introduce the wide-ranging implications of their intersections and applications in theological discourse. Jon shares his Treasures Old & New, and then we say goodbye. Erin and Jakob are very generously offering our listeners a 30% discount on…