Book Review: Caring for Words in a Culture of Lies
by Marilyn Chandler McEntyre
Marilyn Chandler McEntyre engages readers to value written and spoken words for their influence on culture, relationships, work and entertainment. In a day when a carefully turned phrase has been replaced with a clarifying emoji, McEntyre challenges readers to once again embrace thoughtful language and demand truth and clarity from the media industry. Avid readers and aspiring writers will feast on delectable phrases as McEntyre accurately models her message.
Marilyn McEntyre is professor of English at Westmont College, Santa Barbara, California. She has written dozens of articles and reviews in such journals as The Washington Post, Theology Today, Journal of the American Medical Association, and Christianity Today. She is also the author of Dwelling in the Text and A Healing Art: Regeneration through Autobiography.