Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Date of Award
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech Communication
1 online resource (136 p.)
Jimmy Swaggart, Matt Norvel Young (1915-1998), Narration in the Bible
This thesis will consider two men who, when caught in moral dilemmas, cited a particular Biblical narrative in their attempt to receive forgiveness and acceptance from their audiences. Both men were significant religious figures within their respective denominations and both men received public scrutiny following their sinful actions.
Fleer, David, "Public restoration of the fallen religious leader : a rhetorical perspective" (1991). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 4276.