Scholarship by Michael E. Eidenmuller

 

Published Research

Eidenmuller, M.E. & Honeycutt, J.M. (2010). Characteristics and functions of imagined interactions and interpersonal Christian prayer. In J.M. Honeycutt (Ed.) Imagine That: Studies in Imagined Interactions. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2008). Great Speeches for Better Speaking. Chicago: McGraw-Hill.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2005). American evangelicalism, democracy, & civic piety: A computer-based analysis of Promise Keepers' discourse. In R. P. Hart and J. L. Pauley (Eds.) The Political Pulpit Revisited. Purdue University Press.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2002). U.S. Evangelicalism, Democracy, and Civic Piety: A Computer-Based Stylistic Analysis of Promise Keepers' Stadium and Event and Washington Mall Discourses. Journal of Communication & Religion, 25, 64-85. [Abstract] [Full Text.pdf]

Honeycutt, J.M. & Eidenmuller, M.E. (2001). Communication and attribution: The effects of music on intimate couples' verbal and nonverbal conflict-resolution behaviors. In V. Manusov & J.H. Harvey (Eds.) Attribution, communication behavior, and close relationships. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. [Abstract]

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2000). Promise Keepers and the rhetoric of recruitment: The context, the persona, and the spectacle. In D. Claussen (Ed.), The Promise Keepers: Essays on Masculinity and Christianity. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc. [Introduction]

Eidenmuller, M.E. & Heald, G. (1999). Intercultural/Inter-racial uses and gratifications of popular music: An exploratory study of rap versus nonrap music. Louisiana Communication Journal, 1(1) 36-49. [Abstract]

Eidenmuller, M.E. (1996). Contemporary religious music preference and audience orientation: Do the lyrics really matter? The Journal of Communication and Religion, 19 (2), 37-46. [Abstract] [Full Text]

Adams, T. L. & Eidenmuller, M. E. (1992). Empowerment as semantic strategy in the 1992 presidential elections: The Bush campaign targets minority constituencies." Spectrum, 3(1): 17-24.

Book Reviews

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2001). [Review of the book Temporality, eternity, and wisdom: The rhetoric of Augustine's Confessions] Rhetoric & Public Affairs, 4(1), 178-180. [Web edition]

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2000). [Review of the book Folly of God: The rise of Christian preaching] Homiletic. [Web edition]

Conference Papers

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2004). Characteristics and functions of Imagined Interactions compared to interpersonal prayer. An empirical investigation and conceptual clarifications. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2004). The uses and functions of American Rhetoric.com: Global Audiences, Local Ideologies. Invited lecture delivered at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Chicago, IL.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2003). American Rhetoric.com: A resource for faculty and students. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the National Communication Association, Miami, FL.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2002). On Stephen Carter's 'Integrity Objection': Mapping Verbal Style among Conservative Protestants. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Communication Association, New Orleans, LA.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (2001). Teaching the rhetoric of religion course (panel discussion). Presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Communication Association, Atlanta, GA.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (1999). The rhetoric of meaning, truth, and authority in contemporary evangelicals' use of biblical Scripture: 'Prooftexting' vs. the 'Scriptural implant.' Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Religious Communication Association, Chicago, IL. [Abstract]

Eidenmuller, M.E & Honeycutt, J.M. (1999). Communication and attribution: The effects of music on intimate couples' verbal and nonverbal conflict resolution behaviors. Paper presented at the meeting of the International Network on Personal Relationships, Louisville, KY.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (1999). Promise Keepers: A geo-ideological context. Paper presented at the CURIA Grant Research Day, Northwestern State University, Natchitoches, Louisiana.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (1997). A rhetoric of religious order: The case of the Promise Keepers. Paper presented at the joint annual meeting of the Religious Communication Association and the National Communication Association, Chicago, Illinois.

Eidenmuller, M.E. (1995). Intercultural/Inter-racial Uses and Gratifications of Popular Music: An Exploratory Study of Rap Versus Nonrap Music. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International/Intercultural Communication Association, Miami, Fl.

Theses

Eidenmuller, M.E. (1998). A rhetoric of religious order: The case of the Promise Keepers. Unpublished doctoral dissertation, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, LA. [Introduction and References]

Eidenmuller, M.E. (1994). Rap music and audience orientation: A uses and gratifications approach. Unpublished master's thesis, The Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl.

Miscellaneous Publications

Tyler Morning Telegraph Article

Bibliography on Christian Rhetoric

Philosophical Analysis: William Lane Craig and the Kalam Argument for the Existence of God

H-Rhetor Post: Promise Keepers and Anti-Intellectualism

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Michael E. Eidenmuller.
The University of Texas at Tyler.
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