Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times

Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times Since its original publication by UNC Press in this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric the ancie

  • Title: Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times
  • Author: George A. Kennedy
  • ISBN: 9780807847695
  • Page: 151
  • Format: Paperback
  • Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times

    Since its original publication by UNC Press in 1980, this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric, the ancient but ever vital art of persuasion Now, George Kennedy offers a thoroughly revised and updated edition of Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition From itSince its original publication by UNC Press in 1980, this book has provided thousands of students with a concise introduction and guide to the history of the classical tradition in rhetoric, the ancient but ever vital art of persuasion Now, George Kennedy offers a thoroughly revised and updated edition of Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition From its development in ancient Greece and Rome, through its continuation and adaptation in Europe and America through the Middle Ages and Renaissance, to its enduring significance in the twentieth century, he traces the theory and practice of classical rhetoric through history At each stage of the way, he demonstrates how new societies modified classical rhetoric to fit their needs.For this edition, Kennedy has updated the text and the bibliography to incorporate new scholarship added sections relating to women orators and rhetoricians throughout history and enlarged the discussion of rhetoric in America, Germany, and Spain He has also included information about historical and intellectual contexts to assist the reader in understanding the tradition of classical rhetoric.

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    One thought on “Classical Rhetoric and Its Christian and Secular Tradition from Ancient to Modern Times

    1. Christopher

      Hmm, a seemingly comprehensive coverage of the theme yet somehow a bit dry and not quite the flavour I was hoping for.I'll plug on to complete it, but for now I'm tending to skim for relevant stuff.Ok, now that I've reached the Christian rhetoric section, I'm finding this to be more interesting.

    2. Brian Fitzroy

      I first read it thoroughly, the first 15 pages, then skimmed toward the twentieth century, then found myself fascinated and read the whole thing from start to finish. I just got more fascinated (and nerdy) the more I studied rhetoric and came back to it. Great stuff by a great author!

    3. Adam Balshan

      3.5 stars, low.Writing: 2.5 stars. Use: 4 stars (authoritative reference). Truth: 3 stars (uncommon).At 300 pages, a good primer on the history of rhetoric. Kennedy is useful to the Christian student of rhetoric because one major chapter is on Judeo-Christian rhetoric, and throughout the book are mentioned many applications of J-C rhetoric in various times. Kennedy goes out of his way to mention women in the history of rhetoric. Unfortunately, this is almost always stilted; the examples mentione [...]

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