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Understanding English Bible Translation: The Case for an Essentially Literal Approach

Understanding English Bible Translation: The Case for an Essentially Literal Approach

by Leland Ryken

<p>From the KJV to the NIV, NLT, ESV, and beyond, English Bible translations have never been as plentiful as they are today. This proliferation has also brought confusion regarding translation differences and reliability. This book brings clarity to the issues and makes a strong case for an essentially literal approach.</p> <p>Taking into a… Read more…

J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life

J. I. Packer: An Evangelical Life

by Leland Ryken and J. I. Packer

<p>Over the last sixty years, J. I. Packer has exerted a steady and remarkable influence on evangelicalism. In this biography, well-known scholar Leland Ryken acquaints us with Packer’s life, heart, and mind, tracing the outworking of God’s sovereign plan through his childhood, intellectual pursuits, and professional life. Filled with personal anec… Read more…

Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning

Understanding Scripture: An Overview of the Bible's Origin, Reliability, and Meaning

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

<p>Originally featured as articles in the <em>ESV Study Bible</em>, 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 archaeol… Read more…

Dickens's 'Great Expectations'

Dickens's 'Great Expectations'

by Leland Ryken

<p>We hear about the classics and assume they&rsquo;re great, but many of us are too intimidated to read them on our own. Crossway&rsquo;s Christian Guides to the Classics series is designed to help readers enjoy the greatest literature in history with the aid of a gifted teacher to answer questions along the way. Popular professor, author, and… Read more…

The ESV and the English Bible Legacy

The ESV and the English Bible Legacy

by Leland Ryken

<p>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?</p><p>Leland Ryken, an expert on the literature of the Bible, brings clarity to questions of how modern Bible … Read more…

Augustine's Confessions

Augustine's Confessions

by Leland Ryken

<p>We&rsquo;ve all heard about the classics and assume they&rsquo;re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. But for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading,&nbsp;Crossway&rsquo;s Christian Guides&nbsp;to the Classics are here to help.</p> <p>In these short guidebo… Read more…

A Christian Guide to the Classics

A Christian Guide to the Classics

by Leland Ryken

<p>We’ve all heard about the classics and some of us have even read them on our own. But for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading, this companion to Crossway’s Christian Guides to the Classics series is here to help.</p> <p>In this brief guidebook, popular professor, author, and literary… Read more…

Homer's The Odyssey

Homer's The Odyssey

by Leland Ryken

<p>We&rsquo;ve all heard about the classics and assume they&rsquo;re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. But for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading, Crossway&rsquo;s Christian Guides to the Classics are here to help.</p> <p>In these short guidebooks, popular profe… 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… Read more…

Milton's Paradise Lost

Milton's Paradise Lost

by Leland Ryken

<p>We&rsquo;ve all heard about the classics and assume they&rsquo;re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. But for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading, Crossway&rsquo;s Christian Guides to the Classics are here to help.</p> <p>In these short guidebooks, popular profe… Read more…

Pastors in the Classics: Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature

Pastors in the Classics: Timeless Lessons on Life and Ministry from World Literature

by Leland Ryken, Todd Wilson and Philip Ryken

Throughout the history of English literature, church ministers have figured prominently in novels, plays, morality tales, and even poetry. Pastors in the Classics is a unique, unprecedented collection of relevant literary masterpieces in which the pastor's experience is a major part of the story. Part 1 is a reader's guide to twelve important classic… Read more…

Shakespeare's Macbeth

Shakespeare's Macbeth

by Leland Ryken

<p>We&rsquo;ve all heard about the classics and assume they&rsquo;re great. Some of us have even read them on our own. But for those of us who remain a bit intimidated or simply want to get more out of our reading, Crossway&rsquo;s Christian Guides to the Classics are here to help.</p> <p>In these short guidebooks, popular profe… Read more…


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