The politics of sacred rhetoric

absolutist appeals and political persuasion
  • 263 Pages
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Baylor University Press , Waco, Tex
Religion and politics, Religious aspects, Rhetoric, Ethical absol
StatementMorgan Marietta
SeriesStudies in rhetoric and religion -- 12, Studies in rhetoric and religion -- 12.
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LC ClassificationsBL2525 .M358 2012
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 263 p. :
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Open LibraryOL25365714M
ISBN 101602583862
ISBN 139781602583863
LC Control Number2011032170
OCLC/WorldCa733227804

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(Bert A. Rockman, Professor of Political Science and Department Head, Department of Political Science, Purdue University) The Politics of Sacred Rhetoric is one of the most innovative studies of political communication and political psychology that I have read. Marietta conceptualizes and examines entirely new kinds of effects, including effects on how citizens reason Cited by: 5.

Comprehensively and in great detail surveying the rhetorical inventions employed in influential social movements and into the highest levels of government, The Politics of Sacred Rhetoric systematically analyzes the use of absolutist claims--and appeals to what a speaker deems to be universal truths--as essential elements of persuasion in the American political landscape.

In exploring the. Comprehensively and in great detail surveying the rhetorical inventions employed in influential social movements and into the highest levels of government, The Politics of Sacred Rhetoric systematically analyzes the use of absolutist claims—and appeals to what a speaker deems The politics of sacred rhetoric book be universal truths—as essential elements of persuasion in the American political landscape.

In exploring. Politics and the Sacred In chapter ten of the first book of the Laws, Hooker applies the Golden Rule to the social life. We all seek our own “commodity,” by which he means our material interests and those of our families.

In this pursuit, we wish to be unmolested by others, and thus we ought to acknowledge and honor in others the same. The Politics of the Sacred in America: The Role of Civil Religion in Political Practice - Ebook written by Anthony Squiers.

Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS Author: Anthony Squiers. This book provides a comprehensive investigation of the political dimensions of civil religion in the United States. By employing an original social-psychological theory rooted in semiotics, it The politics of sacred rhetoric book a qualitative and quantitative empirical examination of more than fifty years of political rhetoric.

Sacred Rhetoric and Political Discourse. Daniel Dreisbach. My previous posts for Law and Liberty examining Abraham Lincoln’s use of the Bible in the Gettysbur g and Second Inaugural addresses generated interest that far exceeded my expectations (and those of the editor).

These were primarily descriptive rather than critical assessments of the propriety of Lincoln’s. Brand new Book. Sacred Rhetoric: A Course of Lectures on Preaching by Robert L. Dabney is a classic, as relevant today as the day it was first published in Dabney, a nineteenth century Presbyterian theologian wrote, "The assumption that the preacher's sacred attitude is above rhetoric reveals ignorance of the nature of true art.".

Sacred rhetoric or, The art of rhetoric as applied to the preaching of the word of God This edition published in by Benziger Brothers in New York. Thus sacred rhetoric cannot be considered apart from contemporary theories of cognition, emotion, selfhood, and signification.

It mediates between word and world. Moreover, these texts suggest the almost forgotten centrality of neo-Latin scholarship during these years and provide a crucial theoretical context for England's great flowering of.

Comprehensively and in great detail surveying the rhetorical inventions employed in influential social movements and into the highest levels of government, The Politics of Sacred Rhetoric systematically analyzes the use of absolutist claims--and appeals to what a speaker deems to be universal truths--as essential elements of persuasion in the American political landscape.

In exploring the sometimes Brand: Morgan Marietta. Comprehensively and in great detail surveying the rhetorical inventions employed in influential social movements and into the highest levels of government, The Politics of Sacred Rhetoric systematically analyzes the use of absolutist claims-and appeals to what a speaker deems to be universal truths-as essential elements of persuasion in the American political landscape.

Comprehensively and in great detail surveying the rhetorical inventions employed in influential social movements and into the highest levels of government, The Politics of Sacred Rhetoric systematically analyzes the use of absolutist claims--and appeals to what a speaker deems to be universal truths--as essential elements of persuasion in the American political landscape.

Sacred rhetoric by Debora K. Shuger,Princeton University Press edition, in English. What distinguishes this volume from other books on preaching is that one never gets the impression that Dabney's “rules” are merely his personal preference. None of his rules seem arbitrary.

Everything, from study habits, to sermon preparation, to delivery, is rooted in h Dabney's Sacred Rhetoric /5(4). Title: The Politics of Sacred Rhetoric: Absolutist Appeals and Political Persuasion By: Morgan Marietta Format: Hardcover Number of Pages: Vendor: Baylor University Press Publication Date: Dimensions: X (inches) Weight: 2 pounds ISBN: ISBN Series: Studies in Rhetoric & Religion Stock No: WWPages: Thus sacred rhetoric cannot be considered apart from contemporary theories of cognition, emotion, selfhood, and signification.

It mediates between word and world. Moreover, these texts suggest the almost forgotten centrality of neo-Latin scholarship during these years and provide a crucial theoretical context for England’s great flowering of. Rhetoric is the art of speech and persuasion, the study of argument and, in Classical times, an essential component in the education of the citizen.

For rhetoricians, politics is a skill to be performed and not merely observed. Yet in modern democracies we often suspect political speech of malign intent and remain uncertain how properly to interpret and evaluate it.

Public arguments are easily. Sovereignty and the Sacred challenges contemporary models of polity and economy through a two-step engagement with the history of religions. Beginning with the recognition of the convergence in the history of European political theology between the sacred and the sovereign as creating "states of exception"--that is, moments of rupture in the normative order that, by transcending this order.

Rhetoric and politics or rhetoric in/of politics constitute a heterogeneous area of research. The long history of both rhetoric and politics gives anything but a straightforward answer concerning their interrelations.

The common problem for the rhetoricians, discourse analysts and linguists who.

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1 Rhetoric, as dealing with human actions, characters, virtues, and emotions, is closely connected with Politics, which includes Ethics.

The two latter treat of the same subject from a different point of view. Both deal with happiness and virtue, but the object of Politics is, by comparison of the different forms of States to find the one in which man will be most virtuous.

While this is a book about rhetoric the broad definition that is used by Aristotle allows for excursions into philosophy, government, history, ethics, and literature. Thus when discussing the proper organization of a speech Aristotle draws on literary examples from Homer and Herodotus to Sophocles/5().

As I document in my new book, Reading the Bible with the Founding Fathers (Oxford University Press, ), the Americans who secured independence and established new constitutional republics in their states and nation in the last third of the eighteenth century, appealed frequently to the text sacred to the Christian faith.

The political.

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perceived religious truth, just as political discourse is an attempt to communicate perceived political doctrine and is necessarily rhetorical. (Kennedy ) The Bible can therefore be seen as rhetorical, in the sense of "purposeful" communication between God and man. In the classification of rhetoric, primary rhetoric is oral, primarily an.

Politics and Rhetoric draws together in a comprehensive and highly accessible way relevant ideas from discourse analysis, classical rhetoric updated to a modern setting, relevant issues in contemporary political theory, and numerous carefully chosen examples and issues from current politics.

It will be essential reading for all students of politics and political communications. This book arose from a conference at the School of Politics and International Relations at The Australian National University, held in Mayand supported by an Australian Research Council grant awarded to the editors to study Australian political rhetoric.

Elizabethan Rhetoric reconstructs the knowledge, skills and approaches which an Elizabethan would have acquired in order to participate in the political and religious debates of the time: the approaches to an audience, analysis and replication of textual structures, organisation of.

Sacred Rhetoric: A Course of Lectures on Preaching by Dabney, Robert L. and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at In our era of heated political discourse, the Book of Mormon makes a surprisingly serious contribution to understanding our social troubles.

David Gore argues that this Latter-day scripture invites readers to cultivate a sober, wakeful approach to political discourse. To eschew self-indulgent politics in favor of a politics oriented toward others. Sacred Rhetoric: Preaching as a Theological and Pastoral Practice of the Church is an essay in homiletic theology, a description of the enactment of Christian witness, the performance of God’s Word through the ministry of preaching.

Selected sketches from the Christian tradition display the practice of preaching as shaped by theological wisdom, a form of primary theology that creates and.

It projects a sacred text throughout a large church in an elevated style suitable to the sacred without a microphone. With a microphone, the priest slips into the rhetoric of the talking heads of television; the lector abandons the chanting of the lesson; and the style falls into the chatty, which does not suit the sacred.Recent classical scholarship strives to consider this period on its own terms.

Taking the reign of Constantine the Great as its starting point, this book examines the unique intersection of rhetoric, religion and politics in Late Antiquity.The term ‘political rhetoric’ refers both to the ways in which politicians try to persuade various audiences and to the (academic) study of such oratory (see Billig, ; Condor et al., in press).

This chapter approaches political rhetoric in the spirit that Aristotle (trans. ) first championed.