The Christian Imagination
Faith in Literature & Writing
By (author) Leland Ryken
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Christian Imagination by Leland Ryken
Book DescriptionThe Christian Imagination brings together in a single source the best that has been written about the relationship between literature and the Christian faith. This anthology covers all of the major topics that fall within this subject and includes essays and excerpts from fifty authors, including C.S. Lewis, Flannery O'Connor, Dorothy Sayers, and Frederick Buechner.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780877881230
(226mm x 152mm x 26mm)
Imprint: Shaw (Harold) Publishers,U.S.
Publisher: Shaw (Harold) Publishers,U.S.
Publish Date: 1-Jan-2002
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author Leland Ryken
Literary Introductions to the Books of the Bible, Paperback (October 2015)
In this collection of literary introductions to every book of the Bible, renowned literary scholar Leland Ryken helps readers navigate the genres and literary features found throughout Scripture. Designed as a companion volume to Ryken's A Complete Handbook of Literary Forms in the Bible.
J. I. Packer, Hardback (October 2015)
Introducing readers to one of evangelicalism's most important figures, this biography explores J. I. Packer's life and legacy through a detailed accounting of his life, personal anecdotes, and an exploration of key themes that shaped his ministry.
Christian Guide to the Classics, Paperback (August 2015)
Helping readers understand, engage with, and enjoy the classics of Western literature, this companion volume to the Christian Guides to the Classics series answers basic questions and provides practical tips for reading some of the greatest works of the last 2,000 years.
Augustine's Confessions, Paperback (July 2015)» View all books by Leland Ryken
A literary expert guides readers through Augustine's classic spiritual autobiography, Confessions, exploring the book's historical context, key themes, and overarching message. Part of the Christian Guides to the Classics series.
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Author Biography - Leland Ryken
Leland Ryken (Ph.D., University of Oregon) is Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of more than one hundred published articles and essays, and he has written, edited or contributed to (so far) twenty-five books, including The Word of God in English: Criteria for Excellence in Bible Translation (Crossway), The Christian Imagination: The Practice of Faith in Literature and Writing (Shaw), Dictionary of Biblical Imagery (InterVarsity Press), The Discerning Reader: Christian Perspectives on Literature and Theory (Baker) and A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible (Zondervan). His most recent books have been on C.S.Lewis' works A Reader's Guide Through the Wardrobe and A Reader's Guide to Caspian: A Journey into C. S. Lewis's Narnia and Understanding English Bible Translation: The Case for an Essentially Literal Approach. He is a frequent speaker at the Evangelical Theological Society and served as literary stylist for The Holy Bible, English Standard Version. - Editorial Review.
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