Paul Prather

April 14, 2012 12:00 AM

Paul Prather: Less Scripture, more plain English, would help get point across

My wife, who has taught high school and college English, says students employ this tactic in their classroom assignments: A student arguing against abortion will turn in a paper comprised of strung-together Bible verses. I understand this impulse. But mainly it's a terrible way of communicating.

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About Paul Prather

Paul Prather

An ordained minister for more than 30 years, Paul Prather is a columnist, author and pastor of Bethesda Church near Mount Sterling. From 1988 to 1997, he was a Herald-Leader staff writer covering primarily religion.

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