Mapping Christian Rhetorics: Connecting Conversations, Charting New Territories

Mapping Christian Rhetorics: Connecting Conversations, Charting New Territories

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ISBN-13: 9781138097780
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd (Sales)
Publication date: 06/22/2017
Series: Routledge Studies in Rhetoric and Communication Series
Pages: 306
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.67(d)

About the Author

Michael-John DePalma is an Assistant Professor of English in the Professional Writing Program at Baylor University, US.

Jeffrey M. Ringer is an Assistant Professor of English in the division of Rhetoric, Writing, and Linguistics at the University of Tennessee, US.

Table of Contents

Introduction: Current Trends and Future Directions in Christian Rhetorics Michael-John DePalma and Jeffrey M. Ringer Section I: Christianity and Rhetorical Theory 1. Defining Religious Rhetoric: Scope and Consequence Brian Jackson 2. Seeking, Speaking Terra Incognita: Charting the Rhetorics of Prayer William T. FitzGerald 3. The Agentive Play of Bishop Henry Yates Satterlee Richard Benjamin Crosby Section II: Christianity and Rhetorical Education 4. "Where the Wild Things Are": Christian Students in the Figured Worlds of Composition Research Elizabeth Vander Lei 5. Sacred Texts, Secular Classrooms, and the Teaching of Theory Thomas Deans Section III: Christianity and Rhetorical Methodology 6. Coming to (Troubled) Terms: Methodology, Positionality, and the Problem of Defining "Evangelical Christian" Emily Murphy Cope and Jeffrey M. Ringer 7. Empirical Hybridity: A Multimethodological Approach for Studying Religious Rhetorics Heather Thomson-Bunn 8. Evangelical Masculinity in The Pilgrim Boy: A Historical Analysis with Methodological Implications Brenda Glascott Section IV: Christianity and Civic Engagement 9. Mapping the Rhetoric of Intelligent Design: The Agentification of the Scene Matthew T. Althouse, Lawrence J. Prelli, and Floyd D. Anderson 10. "Heaven-touched Lips and Pent-up Voices": The Rhetoric of American Female Preaching Apologia, 1820-1930 Lisa Zimmerelli 11. The Deaconess Identity: An Argument for Professional Churchwomen and Social Christianity Lisa J. Shaver 12. Transforming Decorum: The Sophistic Appeal of Walter Rauschenbusch and the Social Gospel William Duffy Section V: (Re)Mapping Religious Rhetorics 13. More in Heaven and Earth: Complicating the Map and Constituting Identities Beth Daniell 14. Charting Prospects and Possibilities for Scholarship of Religious Rhetorics Michael-John DePalma and Jeffrey M. Ringer

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