Monday, November 22, 2010

Author Interview: Joe Carter

Today’s interview is with Joe Carter, online editor of First Things magazine and author of How to Argue Like Jesus: Learning Persuasion from History’s Greatest Communicator. He talks about the the use of arguments (and how Jesus used them), the importance of rhetoric for the communicator (and Aristotle’s framework), the difference between persuasion and manipulation, the proper use of emotion, using imagery and idiom, rhetoric vs. sophistry, making messages more memorable, Jesus as a debater, elements of discipleship, and more. The website for the book is here.

Full Interview MP3 Audio here. (34 min)

Enjoy.


1 Comment

  1. Jarrett November 23, 2010

    Thanks for the interview.

    I enjoy reading Mr. Carter's posts over at First Things Blog.