Looking for Logic

Writing That Makes Sense: Critical Thinking in College Composition
by David S. Hogsette
Wipf and Stock (Resource imprint), 2009
(611 pages, $63.00, paperback)

reviewed by Beth Impson

Thinking and writing are ultimately about the discovery of knowledge and truth, not the construction of it. . . . When you think and write, what do you expect to happen? I encourage you to expect wonder, mystery, and discovery.”

So writes Professor David S. Hogsette in this new college composition text. His approach is refreshing. His unapologetic exhortation to write and think in search of truth (and his assumption that truth exists), his embrace of conservative and Christian ideas . . .

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Beth Impson is Professor of English at Bryan College (named for William Jennings Bryan) in Dayton, Tennessee, and the author of Called to Womanhood (Crossway). She and her husband have five children and eleven grandchildren and attend Grace Bible Church.

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