precis 1 - Communication in Religion In this article, the...

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Communication in Religion In this article, the main point that the author is trying to convey is that the method and effectiveness in which a person communicates, is just as important as the idea or message that he or she is attempting to get across. In other words, how we communicate is as essential as what we communicate. Furthermore, the author goes into detail, claiming that there are three basic guidelines to follow when communicate. A person’s message must be timely, transparent, and accurate – stressing transparent as the most important element. To illustrate an example, the author uses a case study of the Anglican Church of Quebec and the communication between the clergy and the churchgoers. She claims that if the members of the church are supposed to believe in and accept their leaders’ decisions and actions, it should not be done so blindly. It is important to comprehend context, and hear deliberations as to gain knowledge of the issue before agreeing or disagreeing. I agree with the author in the sense that “communication” extends far beyond just
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2012 for the course COM 4930 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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