Member Publications – Books

(1) CCSN publishes books in the following formats:

(2) In addition, the searchable table below includes additional books published by CCSN Members, webinar presenters, editorial board members, and special guests, in no particular order, and from an assortment of mainstream publishers.

Author(s)Title, Publisher, YearSubject Area(s), Details, Purchase
Schultze, Quentin J.An Essential Guide to Public Speaking: Serving Your Audience with Faith, Skill, and Virtue (Grand, Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2006).public speaking, rhetoric, theory, persuasion, performance, theory
Troup, Calvin L. Augustine for the Philosophers: The Rhetor of Hippo, the Confessions, and the Continentals (Studies in Rhetoric & Religion) (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2014)rhetoric, philosophy, theory
Strom, William More Than Talk: A Covenantal Approach to Everyday Communication (Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt, 2013)general, theology, theory
Detweiler, Craig iGods: How Technology Shapes Our Spiritual and Social Lives (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press, 2013)technology, new media, popular culture, mass media
Mast, Gerald J.Go to Church, Change the World: Christian Community as Calling (Waterloo, Ontario: Herald Press, 2012)general, theology, theory
Bennett, StephanieCommunicating Love (Ronkonkoma, New York: Linus Publications, 2010)interpersonal, media ecology, new media, theory
Arnett, Ronald C.Communication and Community: Implications of Martin Buber's Dialogue (Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 1986)interpersonal, theory, philosophy, ethics
Arnett, Ronald C.Dialogic Confession: Bonhoeffer's Rhetoric of Responsibility (Carbondale, Illinois: Southern Illinois University Press, 2005)interpersonal, theory, ethics, philosophy
Cali, Dennis D.Faith and the Media: Reflections by Christian Communicators (Mahwah, New Jersey: Paulist Press, 2010) media, journalism, mass communication, new media
Sweet, LeonardViral: How Social Networking Is Poised to Ignite Revival (Colorado Springs, Colorado: Waterbrook Press, 2012)media, mass communication, social media, evangelism
Christians, Clifford G.; Ferré, John P.; Fackler, P. MarkGood News: Social Ethics and the Press (New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 1993)journalism, mass communication, philosophy, theory, communitarianism
Ward, AnnaleeMouse Morality: The Rhetoric of Disney Animated Film (Austin, Texas: University of Texas Press, 2002)mass media, critical/cultural studies, ethics, rhetoric, theory
Christians, Clifford G.; Ferré, John P.; Fackler, P. MarkEthics for Public Communication (New York, New York: Oxford University Press, 2011)journalism, mass communication, philosophy, theory, communitarianism
Harden Fritz, JanieProfessional Civility: Communicative Virtue at Work (New York, New York: Peter Lang, 2012)organizational communication, civility, ethics, philosophy, theory
Medhurst, Martin J. The Rhetorical Presidency of George H. W. Bush (College Station, Texas: Texas A&M University Press, 2006)rhetoric, theory, critical/cultural studies
Lindvall, TerrySanctuary Cinema: Origins of the Christian Film Industry (New York, New York: NYU Press, 2011)film, mass communication, critical/cultural studies, history, pop culture, theology, theory, visual
Lindvall, TerryCelluloid Sermons: The Emergence of the Christian Film Industry, 1930-1986 (New York, New York: NYU Press, 2011)film, mass communication, critical/cultural studies, history, pop culture, theology, theory, visual
Soukup, Paul A.Out of Eden: Seven Ways God Restores Blocked Communication (Boston, Massachusetts: Pauline Press, 2006)interpersonal, theory, theology, philosophy
Soukup, Paul A.Media, Culture and Catholicism (Evanston, Illinois: Sheed & Ward, 1996)critical/cultural studies, Catholicism, mass communication, theory, philosophy, theology
Spencer, GregoryAwakening the Quiet Virtues (Downer's Grove, Illinois: IVP Books, 2010)ethics, theology, interpersonal, theory, philosophy, general, virtue
Troup, Calvin L.Temporality, Eternity, and Wisdom: The Rhetoric of Augustine's Confessions (Columbia, South Carolina: University of South Carolina Press, 1999)rhetoric, theory, philosophy
Graves, Michael P.Preaching the Inward Light: Early Quaker Rhetoric (Waco, Texas: Baylor University Press, 2009)preaching, rhetoric, philosophy, theory
Graves, Michael, P. (Ed.); & Fillingim, David (Ed.)More Than Precious Memories: The Rhetoric of Southern Gospel Music (Macon, Georgia: Mercer University Press, 2004)rhetoric, music, southern gospel, theory, mass communication, critical/cultural studies, performance
Woods, Jr., Robert H.; & Patton, Paul D.Prophetically Incorrect: A Christian Introduction to Media Criticism (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Brazos Press, 2010)mass communication, new media, critical/cultural studies, theory
Romanowski, William D.Eyes Wide Open: Looking for God in Popular Culture, Rev. & Exp. edition (Grand Rapids, Michigan, 2007)mass communication, popular culture, film, philosophy, theory
Detweiler, CraigInto the Dark: Seeing the Sacred in the Top Films of the 21st Century (Grand Rapids, Michigan: Baker Academic, 2008)film, mass communication, popular culture, critical/cultural studies, theory
Arnett, Ronald C.Dialogic Civility in a Cynical Age: Community, Hope, and Interpersonal Relationships (Albany, New York: State University of New York Press, 1999)interpersonal, dialogue, civility, community
Fortner, Robert S.Communication, Media, and Identity: A Christian Theory of Communication (Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2007)theory, philosophy, theology, general

(3) Finally, the slider below highlights several recently published books by CCSN members, webinar presenters, editorial board members, and special guests from several other publishers. Click on the book to read more and view details.