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Worldly Saints

Leland Ryken
Worldly Saints
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Worldly Saints

Leland Ryken

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TC95BA masterly introduction to Puritan life by Leland Ryken,covering aspects such as marriage, sex, work and money.Fascinating, accessible reading for all Christians.Leland Ryken Rykens WORLDLY SAINTS offers a fineintroductiontoseventeenth-centuryPuritanisminitsEnglishand American contexts. The work is rich inquotationsfromPuritanworthiesandisideallysuitedtogeneralreaderswhohave not delved widely into Puritanliterature.-HarryStout,YaleUniversity.ChapterscoveraspectsofPuritanliferangingfrommarriageandsextowork,education,socialaction and money. Fascinating,accessiblereadingforallChristiansinterestedinchurchhistory.281pages,fromZondervan.

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TC95BA masterly introduction to Puritan life by Leland Ryken,covering aspects such as marriage, sex, work and money.Fascinating, accessible reading for all Christians.Leland Ryken Rykens WORLDLY SAINTS offers a fineintroductiontoseventeenth-centuryPuritanisminitsEnglishand American contexts. The work is rich inquotationsfromPuritanworthiesandisideallysuitedtogeneralreaderswhohave not delved widely into Puritanliterature.-HarryStout,YaleUniversity.ChapterscoveraspectsofPuritanliferangingfrommarriageandsextowork,education,socialaction and money. Fascinating,accessiblereadingforallChristiansinterestedinchurchhistory.281pages,fromZondervan.
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"Ryken's Worldly Saints offers a fine introduction to seventeenth-century Puritanism in its English and American contexts. The work is rich in quotations from Puritan worthies and is ideally suited to general readers who have not delved widely into Puritan literature. It will also be a source of information and inspiration to those who seek a clearer understanding of the Puritan roots of American Christianity." -Harry Stout, Yale University ..."the typical Puritans were not wild men, fierce and freaky, religious fanatics and social extremists, but sober, conscientious, and cultured citizens, persons of principle, determined and disciplined excelling in the domestic virtues, and with no obvious shortcomings save a tendency to run to words when saying anything important, whether to God or to a man. At last the record has been put straight." -J.I. Packer, Regent College "Worldly Saints provides a revealing treasury of primary and secondary evidence for understanding the Puritans, who the
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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.
Koorong -Editorial Review.

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A Puritan Summary
4 stars By AJ, Oct 14 2012
Really helped me to understand just who the Puritans were and what they stood for, most of the time in their own words too.
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  • Catalogue Code 23843
  • Product Code 0310325013
  • EAN 9780310325017
  • UPC 025986325015
  • Pages 300
  • Department Academic
  • Category History
  • Sub-Category General
  • Publisher Lightning Print
  • Publication Date Oct 1990
  • Sales Rank #20028
  • Dimensions 228 x 152 x 22 mm
  • Weight 0.335kg

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