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Final Draft Yue Xu Margaret E. Haun English 105 U1 April 8, 2010 Tanya Luhrmann’s article “Metakinesis” discusses the forces that enable the establishment of an intimate relationship with God in the evangelical community. Luhrmann describes the learning process through which evangelical congregants come to use language and achieve bodily or metakinetic experiences in particular ways. Through this process, congregants build remarkably intimate relationships with God. She also investigates the reason why evangelical membership has exploded in the last thirty or forty years. In her study of an evangelical Christian community, Luhrmann explores how members come to feel a connection with God. She identifies the means by which members build their personal relationship with God: cognitive/linguistic knowledge, metakinesis and relational practice. Cognitive/linguistic knowledge refers to learning specific words, phrases, and concepts used to talk about one's relationship with God. Luhrmann maintains that the phrase “to walk with God” refers to developing a relationship with God and to managing “temptation, frustration, disappointment” (398). Evangelicals learn the meanings of these words by
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