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Classical Rhetoric:
Canons and Kinds (Trivium)

Two-page pdf charts describing the canons and kinds of classical rhetoric.

Canons: Classical rhetoricians identified five canons or parts of persuasive speech: invention, arrangement, style, memory, and delivery.

Kinds: There were three kinds of rhetoric in classical oration: deliberative, forensic, and epidictic.

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NT Textual Criticism: Process and Sources

NT Textual Criticism: page one addresses the process of weighing the internal and external evidence; page two presents in tabular form the sources for the Alexandrian, Western, and Byzantine text-types found in the Gospels, Acts, Paul and Hebrews, the General Epistles, and Revelation.

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Discourse Analysis

Inspired by Peter Cotterell’s essay, “Linguistics, Meaning, Semantics, and Discourse Analysis,” the BcR chart summarizes: (1) “Ways to Look at the Biblical Text” — deixis, plot analysis, narrative techniques, an interpersonal act, felicity conditions; (2) “Seven Standards of Textuality” — cohesion, coherence, intention, acceptability, informativity, situationality, intertextuality.

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Good Reasoning
(Trivium: Logic)

After defining “logic” and “inference,” the two-page pdf article further defines terms and gives examples related to deductive and inductive reasoning.

Deductive reasoning and syllogisms: deductive reasoning; deductive arguments; logical argument; premises; conclusion; syllogism; major and minor premise; major, minor, and middle terms; valid, invalid; true, false; necessarily true, sound; if … then; since … therefore.

Inductive reasoning: inductive reasoning; inductive arguments; probability.

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Literary Criticism: Text

Literary Criticism: Text — a BcResource covering the key elements and process of literary criticism: (1) Composition and structure (literary context, literary function, and literary structure); (2) Rhetoric and style (rhetorical criticism, literary style, and literary mood).

The chart was inspired by the chapter on “Literary Criticism” in Biblical Exegesis: A Beginner’s Handbook by John Hayes and Carl Holladay.

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