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"How to Argue Like Jesus will help communications professors to teach angelically. Carter and Coleman Christianize Aristotle and add heavenly heuristics that show how Jesus used story and imagery, and how we can go and do likewise."
—Marvin Olasky, Editor in Chief, World News Group
"This engaging and edifying study by two gifted Christian writers shows that Jesus understood better than all the others both who he was talking to and what they needed to hear. It turns out that the right kind of straight talk really can confound the smooth experts, and being rhetorically effective doesn't have to be at the expense of your good name. This is a genuine self-help book."
—Peter Lawler, Dana Professor of Government, Berry College; author, Homeless and at Home in America
"Anti-intellectualism plagues the modern church, but the best response is not a false intellectualism. How to Argue like Jesus falls into neither trap. It effectively teaches logic and critical thinking in the context of a well-lived life. This is what the church needs."
—John Mark Reynolds, Founder and Director, Torrey Honors Institute
"Carter and Coleman take a complex topic and distill it into a clear and readable volume on proper communication. I highly recommend this book."
—William J. Bennett, Fellow, The Claremont Institute; co-founder of Culture11
JOE CARTER 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, who earned his BA from Excelsior College, contributed to Crossway's The New Media Frontier.
John Coleman (Berry College) was named the nation's 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.
This book helped me to learn more about Jesus' personality. This is a book for those who wants be more like Him.Published 12 days ago by jindog82
This small book has a great deal in it for the individual who is clueless when it comes to preparing an effective speech. It is not just lessons from Jesus, but also Aristotle. Read morePublished 20 days ago by DrWatson
This was an easy read with lots of information. I particularly enjoyed the technical info that was presented in regards to pathos, logos, and ethos.Published 1 month ago by Daniel
'How to Argue Like Jesus' by Joe Carter and John Coleman is a short, but solid introduction to effective public speaking. Read morePublished 1 month ago by S. Peek
This was a very good primer for the art of rhetoric. I have not had much training or education in this area, so this introduction was very helpful for me. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Amazon Customer
The book is a basic guide to solid public speaking, using Jesus to illustrate the points any speaking coach would make. Read morePublished 17 months ago by J. E. Mynchenberg
I hate to say such a thing, but I was really hoping for some good ideas for my rhetoric class. It's really a bit too basic and dry.Published 18 months ago by L. Schwager
I was looking for more about effectual "new world" approach to better presentation making. I couldn't get past the first sections of the book, Aristotle's pagos, logos, ethos, etc. Read morePublished 22 months ago by Mr. Allnut