Lance Cummings

There are 4 included publications by Lance Cummings :

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Comparison as a mode of inquiry: Rearticulating the contexts of intercultural communication 2014 18 Comparative inquiry has a long history in the scientific, sociological, and linguistic traditions that embody much of the work being done in English studies, including technical, professional, and intercultural communication. Generally speaking, comp...
Religion and the Professional Ethos: The YMCA, Dale Carnegie, and the 'Business Man.' 2017 8 Many Protestant ways of thinking, derived from Judeo-Christian ideologies, are embedded in the discourses and practices of professional communication, even when religious ideologies are not overtly seen. To demonstrate this, I first examine the close...
Science and the Religious Rhetorics of the Ineffable: A Comparison Between Two Cosmoses 2017 35 Since Thomas Kuhn’s revolutionary look at the social construction of science, research into the rhetorics of science has shown how science is a persuasive form of discourse, rarely as transparent and self-evident as is often understood. Rhetorical st...
Technologies of Trust: Creating Networks of Goodwill for Collaboration 2021 8 Most students dread that fateful “group project,” often for good reasons. Our past experiences with group work sometimes don’t speak well to this kind of project. But most writing in the 21st century is deeply collaborative and happens mostly in digi...