DISCOURSE CHARACTERISTICS OF THE SERMON “THE FACT THAT THE MOST HOLY MOTHER OF GOD WAS HEBREW” BY SAINT LUKA (V.F.VOYNO-YASENETSKY)
The article discusses different approaches of domestic linguists to the concept of an Orthodox sermon. We considered the general concept of a sermon as one of the forms of a speech genre in religious discourse. We attempted to identify the discourse characteristics of the sermon “The Fact that the Most Holy Mother of God Was Hebrew “by Saint Luka, Archbishop of Simferopol and Crimea. We conducted a concept analysis of the sermon, identified some characteristic discourse tendencies and stylistic devices typical of Orthodox discourse, revealed such cognitive dominants, expressing emotional state of the preacher, as "surprise", "outrage", "love" and "hope", each of which is represented by specific lexis and stylistic devices." Based on the sermon analysis, we compiled a list of 11 super-frequent lexeme-collocates, which make the core of the sermon under consideration: Christ, God, heart, He-Hebrew, the Hebrews, the Most Holy Mother of God, the people, reject, She, She-Hebrew, word.