How to Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History's Greatest Communicator
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Number of Pages: 192
Vendor: Crossway Books & Bibles
Publication Date: 2009
|Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)|
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Leaders in business, ministry, education, and other fields can improve their ability to communicate effectively by studying the words and methods of history's greatest communicator, Jesus of Nazareth.
JOE CARTER (BA, Excelsior College) is the managing editor for Culture11, an online magazine. His personal blog, The Evangelical Outpost, was voted "Best Religious Blog" in the 2005 Weblog Awards and was named one of the "Best Spiritual Blogs" by Belief.net. Carter contributed to Crossways The New Media Frontier.
JOHN COLEMAN (Berry College) was named the nations top overall intercollegiate speech competitor in 2004. After working for two years at a top management consulting firm, Coleman is currently pursuing an MBA/MPA at the Harvard Business School and Harvard Kennedy School.
HarmonyLouisianaAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Well writtenFebruary 17, 2012HarmonyLouisianaAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Carter and Coleman captured the importance of the head, heart, and hands mentality as applied to utilization within both speeches for information and speeches for persuasion. This idea carries over into daily communication as well. Their emphasis on Jesus' teaching was supported with Scripture. This book is a helpful tool of evaluation - especially for those with a Christian foundation.
DavidFort Wayne, INAge: 25-34Gender: male5 Stars Out Of 5Learn yourself some logic ;)February 3, 2012DavidFort Wayne, INAge: 25-34Gender: maleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5These brothers serve us well with this book. They explain the classical rhetorical method as exemplified in the teachings of Jesus recorded in scripture. Explanations are understandable, but you can be sure, they delve fairly deep and use terminology that most people without a classical education will not have heard or read. But, that's the point of reading the book: to learn. And, communicators especially should find this book a treasure, as they can strengthen their craft with the same tools as their master, walking the path of true disciples in the gift of persuasive teaching and proclamation.
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