FUNCTIONAL FEATURES OF RELIGIOUS STYLE
Docent, Doctor of philosophy (PhD)in philological sciences, Kokand State Pedagogical Institute, Uzbekistan, firstname.lastname@example.org
English teacher, Kokand State Pedagogical Institute, Uzbekistan
Abstract: This article deals with the functional features of religious style in the field of linguistics. In addition, religious style and its main peculiarities, its importance in the social life, and the functional features of religious style are highlighted in the article. As a result of our investigation, the following results were obtained: a) the increase in the need for the creation and significance of religious language, particularly religious texts has been scientifically proved; b) the possibility of religious texts to represent the thoughts of the people, culture and world outlook has been verified; c) the specificity of religious language, religious texts has been revealed; d) the development of religious style as a functional style has been grounded.
Key words: religious style, religious texts, sacred texts, speaking style, functional style, scientific style, official style, journalistic style, artistic style, conversational style, literary language, speech culture.