Category Archives: Scholarship

Christian Truth and American Freedom

On Francis Schaeffer, in The Rhetoric of American Civil Religion: Symbols, Sinners, and Saints, and Randall Terry, in the Pennsylvania Communication Annual.

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Organized Religion – A Conversation with Heath W. Carter

Heath W. Carter is Assistant Professor of History at Valparaiso University. His book, Union Made: Working People and the Rise of Social Christianity in Chicago, was published this month by Oxford University Press. In it, Carter credits the working people … Continue reading

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Phyllis Schlafly, Liberty, and Women’s Liberation

From Rhetoric and Public Affairs.

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Creating Conservatism – A Conversation with Michael J. Lee

Michael J. Lee is Associate Professor in the Department of Communication at the College of Charleston. His book, Creating Conservatism: Postwar Words that Made an American Movement, was published this summer by Michigan State University Press. In it, he traces … Continue reading

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Defining the Marital Union – A Conversation with Leslie J. Harris

Leslie J. Harris is Associate Professor of Communication at the University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. Her book,┬áState of the Marital Union: Rhetoric, Identity, and Nineteenth-Century Marriage Controversies, analyzes the rhetoric surrounding five marital issues from the 1800s: domestic violence, divorce, polygamy, … Continue reading

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On Religious Freedom and Same-Sex Marriage

From the Journal of Communication and Religion.

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