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Caring For Words in a Culture of Lies

Marilyn Chandler Mcentyre

Caring For Words in a Culture of Lies

Marilyn Chandler Mcentyre

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The author offers 12 strategies of stewardship for those concerned with preserving the vitality and precision of the spoken and written word.

- Publisher Like any other life-sustaining resource, says Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, language can be depleted, polluted, contaminated, eroded, and filled with artificial stimulants. Today more than ever, language needs to be rescued and restored. Drawing on a wide range of sources, both critical and literary, Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies is an engaging address to everyone concerned with preserving the vitality and precision of the spoken and written word. / If every literate person in the United States read this book, the result could dramatically transform our society. . . . Written with modesty, keen insight, and grace, Marilyn Chandler McEntyres Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies proposes a revolution of human expression that would bring precision, honesty, and felicity to the spoken and written discourse of contemporary culture. This is a book to read and pass on with the fervent hope that its truth may spread and endure. Emory Elliott / Director of the Center for Ideas and Societ

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The author offers 12 strategies of stewardship for those concerned with preserving the vitality and precision of the spoken and written word.
- Publisher

Like any other life-sustaining resource, says Marilyn Chandler McEntyre, language can be depleted, polluted, contaminated, eroded, and filled with artificial stimulants. Today more than ever, language needs to be rescued and restored. Drawing on a wide range of sources, both critical and literary, Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies is an engaging address to everyone concerned with preserving the vitality and precision of the spoken and written word. / If every literate person in the United States read this book, the result could dramatically transform our society. . . . Written with modesty, keen insight, and grace, Marilyn Chandler McEntyres Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies proposes a revolution of human expression that would bring precision, honesty, and felicity to the spoken and written discourse of contemporary culture. This is a book to read and pass on with the fervent hope that its truth may spread and endure. Emory Elliott / Director of the Center for Ideas and Societ
- Publisher

Meet the Author

Marilyn Chandler Mcentyre

Marilyn Chandler McEntyre is professor of English at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California. She has written dozens of articles and reviews in such journals as The Washington Post, Theology Today, Journal of the American Medical Association, and Christianity Today. She is also the author of Dwelling in the Text and A Healing Art: Regeneration through Autobiography.

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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 288422
  • Product Code 9780802848642
  • ISBN 0802848648
  • EAN 9780802848642
  • Pages 256
  • Department General Books
  • Category Christian Living
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Eerdmans
  • Publication Date Jun 2009
  • Sales Rank #57844
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 11 mm
  • Weight 0.254kg

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