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Ramezan Mahdavi Azadboni

Ramezan Mahdavi Azadboni

Academic rank: Associate Professor
Education: PhD.
Faculty: Faculty of Theology and Islamic Sciences
Address: Iran- mazandaran- babolsar- university of mazandaran
Phone: 011-35302690


Pragmatic language in Understanding the Holy Qur’an
pragmatic, quran, language, religious
Journal Biannual Journal Quran and Religious Enlightenment
Researchers Ramezan Mahdavi Azadboni


The issue of language has been the subject of thought for philosophers since many years ago, but in the twentieth century it has become the most important philosophical issue. In the field of religious studies, an important issue is the issue of language too. In addition, the language of religion and the way of understanding religious texts have been importantly concerned by religious scholars. The issue of “the method by which God Almighty conveys His connotations and goals”, is one of the most important issues in religious language. In addition, “has the Holy Qur’an answered the fundamental question that provides the methodology for understanding the Qur’an, before answering other human needs that are essential to its transcendence?” In this research, the author tries to provide a positive answer to the above fundamental question, stating that the language of the Qur’an is a pragmatic language. In this regard, in order to defend the pragmatic language of the Qur’an, the author first states the characteristics of a language suitable for the Qur’an and then shows that pragmatic language has the characteristics of a language suitable for the Qur’an, being used in the Qur’an. In conclusion, the language of the Qur’an is an existential and innate language