Persuasion

Handling Controversy With Rules of Persuasion

"No matter the theological issue, we can be sure that a litany of quick-fire responses often only exacerbate the issue for those who are in need of biblical instruction and theologically nuanced clarity. To that end, I would suggest that the antiquarian tripartite modes of persuasion (i.e. ethos, logos, and pathos) are helpful when seeking to engage in theological controversy." - Church Leaders

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“Ahmari’s attack on French moves beyond simply an attack on French’s support for religious liberty, and moves to an attack on French’s civility”

"By styling political debate in terms of 'an enemy,' Ahmari adopts what might be called the 'Flight 93 Election Forever' style of politics, which sees democratic politics as not a matter of debate, persuasion, or compromise, but one of war with an 'enemy.'" - The Bulwark

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ERLC's Moore urges persuasion to promote civility

"The American Charter Project (ACP) sponsored the program in an effort to offer guidance on how to overcome polarization in the United States along ideological and religious divides. ACP will release the "American Charter of Freedom of Religion and Conscience" later this year as part of its effort." BPNews

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