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Words of Delight

Leland Ryken
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Words of Delight
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Words of Delight

Leland Ryken
In this introduction to Scripture, Leland Ryken organizes biblical passages into literary genres including narratives, poetry, proverbs, and drama, demonstrating that knowledge of a genre's characteristics enriches one's understanding of individual passages.

Ryken offers a volume brimming over with wonderful insights into Old and New Testament books and passages--insights that have escaped most traditional commentators.

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About "Words of Delight"

In this introduction to Scripture, Leland Ryken organizes biblical passages into literary genres including narratives, poetry, proverbs, and drama, demonstrating that knowledge of a genre's characteristics enriches one's understanding of individual passages.

Ryken offers a volume brimming over with wonderful insights into Old and New Testament books and passages--insights that have escaped most traditional commentators.

- Publisher

Meet the Author

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.
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Product Details
  • Catalogue Code 357756
  • Product Code 9781585580637
  • ISBN 1585580635
  • EAN 9781585580637
  • Department Academic
  • Category Scripture
  • Sub-Category Hermeneutics
  • Publisher Baker Academic
  • Publication Date Feb 1993
  • Sales Rank #78053
  • DRM Adobe
  • Printable No

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