Language and Religious Discourse

An Analysis of the Linguistic Features and Persuasive Strategies in Islamic Sermons


  • Nasir Razzaq Lahore Leads University



Linguistic, Islamic Study, Language and Religious Discourse, Linguistic Features, Religious Discourse


This study explores the linguistic features and persuasive strategies employed in Islamic sermons, aiming to deepen our understanding of the role of language in religious discourse. By examining lexical choices, grammatical structures, rhetorical devices, emotional appeals, logical reasoning, religious authority, and storytelling, the research highlights the various elements that contribute to the persuasive power of these sermons. A comparative analysis of different contexts and speakers reveals variations in linguistic features and persuasive strategies. The findings of this study contribute to both the fields of linguistics and Islamic Studies by offering a comprehensive analysis of language use in Islamic sermons and demonstrating the importance of interdisciplinary collaboration in understanding religious discourse. The research encourages further exploration of linguistic aspects of religious discourse across various contexts and religious traditions, ultimately shedding light on the role of language in shaping beliefs and attitudes in religious settings.





How to Cite

Razzaq, N. (2023). Language and Religious Discourse: An Analysis of the Linguistic Features and Persuasive Strategies in Islamic Sermons. ĪQĀN, 5(02), 17–34.