ERIC Number: ED250755
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Rhetoric and Public Address: Abstracts of Doctoral Dissertations Published in "Dissertation Abstracts International," July through December 1984 (Vol. 45 Nos. 1 through 6).
ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
This collection of abstracts is part of a continuing series providing information on recent doctoral dissertations. The 10 titles deal with the following topics: (1) the television sermons of Jerry Falwell, W. A. Criswell, Robert Schuller, Jimmy Swaggert, James Robinson, and Howard Estep; (2) the preaching of Wallace E. Fisher; (3) Theodore Roosevelt's inventional stance, 1910 to 1912; (4) Daniel Berrigan's defense at the trial of the Catonsville nine; (5) the speechmaking of Jerry Falwell and Greg Dixon of the Moral Majority and evangelist James Robinson; (6) the Sadat-Begin peace negotiations; (7) the transcendental voice of Catholic priest Isaac T. Hecker; and (8) the rhetoric of John Randolph of Roanoke, Virginia. (FL)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Clergy, Communication Research, Conflict, Court Litigation, Discourse Analysis, Doctoral Dissertations, Foreign Countries, Language Research, Language Usage, Models, Persuasive Discourse, Politics, Public Speaking, Religion, Rhetoric, Rhetorical Criticism, Speech Skills, Television
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Reading and Communication Skills, Urbana, IL.
Identifiers: Invention (Rhetorical)
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