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ESV Literary Study Bible - With ESV

ESV Literary Study Bible - With ESV

by Leland Ryken and Philip Graham Ryken

Combining thousands of insightful notes with the complete ESV Bible text, the Literary Study Bible helps readers understand God's Word more fully, in all its richness and beauty. It highlights the Bible's story lines, complex characters, historical settings, literary genres, motifs, theological themes, imagery, and important terms, making the Bible come aliv… Read more…

Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

Dictionary of Biblical Imagery

by Leland Ryken, James C. Wilhoit and Tremper Longman III

Who isn't familiar with the image of God as the Good Shepherd? Some of our most fundamental biblical understandings come to us in the form of images, metaphors, and symbols—pictures that are painted with words in the biblical text. So it's easy to see why an ability to recognize and decode the Bible's many verbal pictures is extremely important to ou… Read more…

Preach the Word

Preach the Word

by John MacArthur, R. Kent Hughes, Wayne Grudem, Leland Ryken, Todd Wilson, Philip Graham Ryken, David Jackman, D. A. Carson, David R. Helm, D. A. Carson, John MacArthur, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Paul R. House, Jon M. Dennis, Philip Graham Ryken, Leland Ryken, Duane Litfin, Bruce Winter, Todd A. Wilson, David Jackman, Wallace Benn, Phillip D. Jensen, Peter Jensen, David Helm, Jon Dennis and G

For more than forty years, pastor R. Kent Hughes has shared the gospel with thousands of people and raised the standard of expository preaching in North America and beyond. To celebrate his legacy and pay tribute to his years of ministry, fifteen of Hughes's friends and colleagues from across the globe, including J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, John MacArthur, P… Read more…

Liberal Arts for the Christian Life

Liberal Arts for the Christian Life

by Leland Ryken, Philip Graham Ryken, Philip Graham Ryken, Jeffry C. Davis, Leland Ryken, Duane Litfin, Alan Jacobs, Roger Lundin, Marjorie Lamp Mead, Jay Wood, Henry Allen, John H. Augustine, Jill Peláez Baumgaertner, Edith Blumhofer, Dorothy F. Chappell, Kenneth Chase and Kenneth R Chase

For over forty years, Leland Ryken has championed and modeled a Christian liberal arts education. His scholarship and commitment to integrating faith with learning in the classroom have influenced thousands of students who have sat under his winsome teaching. Published in honor of Professor Ryken and presented on the occasion of his retirement from Wheaton C… Read more…

Legacy of the King James Bible

Legacy of the King James Bible

by Leland Ryken and Leland Ryken

Originally published in 1611, the King James Bible (KJB) remains the most recognizable piece of literature in the English-speaking world today. For over three centuries, it served as the standard English Bible and has, as such, exerted unparalleled influence on English and American culture in nearly every sphere—including education, law, lite… Read more…

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer)

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer)

by Wayne Grudem, Leland Ryken, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Vern S. Poythress, C. John Collins, Leland Ryken and Bruce Winter

Which translation do I choose? In an age when there is a wide choice of English Bible translations, the issues involved in Bible translating are steadily gaining interest. Consumers often wonder what separates one Bible version from another. The contributors to this book argue that there are significant differences between literal translations and the altern… Read more…

Understanding Scripture

Understanding Scripture

by John Piper, R. Kent Hughes, Wayne Grudem, Leland Ryken, John D. Currid, Daniel B. Wallace, John Piper, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Vern S. Poythress, John D. Currid, C. John Collins, Thomas R. Schreiner, Leland Ryken, Peter J. Gentry, Daniel B. Wallace, Peter J. Williams, Roger Beckwith, David Alan Black and Chapman

Originally featured as articles in the ESV Study Bible, these eighteen essays have been repurposed and republished in a convenient format. Covering a diverse range of essential subjects, including how to read the Bible well and why it is reliable, the essays delve into specific topics such as world religions, canon, and archaeology.Useful as both a general o… Read more…

ESV and the English Bible Legacy

ESV and the English Bible Legacy

by Leland Ryken and Leland Ryken

Modern Bible translations are at a crossroads as multiple translation philosophies argue that Bible translations ought to be done a certain way. So who’s right? And what has been the historic view of English Bible translators?Leland Ryken, an expert on the literature of the Bible, brings clarity to questions of how modern Bible translations should be v… Read more…

Effective Bible Teaching

Effective Bible Teaching

by Leland Ryken and James C. Wilhoit

Shows teachers how to develop the "big idea" of a passage, improve their classroom skills, and allow the text itself to suggest creative teaching methods.… Read more…

Redeeming the Time A Christian Approach to Work and Leisure

Redeeming the Time A Christian Approach to Work and Leisure

by Leland Ryken

Very few works attempt to analyze and apply the biblical principles that relate to work and leisure. Leland Ryken hopes to change that, reframing labor and leisure around God's purposes for a holistic lifestyle.Ryken finds the answers in Scripture and in the rich heritage of theological thinking, while weaving together insights drawn from a wide array of sou… Read more…

Words of Delight A Literary Introduction to the Bible

Words of Delight A Literary Introduction to the Bible

by 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 passa… Read more…

Effective Bible Teaching

Effective Bible Teaching

by Leland Ryken and James C. Wilhoit

Why does Bible study flourish in some churches and small groups and not in others? In this updated edition of a trusted classic, two Christian education specialists provide readers with the knowledge and methods needed to effectively communicate the message of the Bible. The book offers concrete guidance for mastering a biblical text, interpreting it, and ap… Read more…


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