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The ESV and the English Bible Legacy

The ESV and the English Bible Legacy

by 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 view… Read more…

Worldly Saints

Worldly Saints

by Leland Ryken

"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… Read more…

Complete Literary Guide to the Bible

Complete Literary Guide to the Bible

by Leland Ryken and Tremper LongmanIII

A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible is consideration of the Bible from a literary perspective, reflecting contemporary interest in the academic world of the Bible as literature. This collection of essays addresses both specific books of the Bible and general topics dealing with the Bible. The four main sections of the book are; The Bible as Literature, Th… Read more…

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

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. Taking into account the latest developmen… Read more…

Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching: In Honor of R. Kent Hughes

Preach the Word: Essays on Expository Preaching: In Honor of R. Kent Hughes

by R. Kent Hughes, Leland Ryken, Todd Wilson, David Jackman, D. A. Carson, John MacArthur, J. I. Packer, Wayne Grudem, Paul R. House, David R. Helm, Jon M. Dennis, Philip Graham Ryken, Duane Litfin, Bruce Winter, Todd A. Wilson, 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 MacArthu… Read more…

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer): The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation

Translating Truth (Foreword by J.I. Packer): The Case for Essentially Literal Bible Translation

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

A Reader's Guide Through the Wardrobe: Exploring C.S. Lewis's Classic Story
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A Reader's Guide Through the Wardrobe: Exploring C.S. Lewis's Classic Story

by Leland Ryken and Marjorie Mead

Narrated by Ryken, Leland

In this interactive, informative book, Lewis scholar Majorie Lamp Mead and literary expert Leland Ryken unlock the door to The Lion, The Witch and The Wardobe, inviting you to step inside - deeper and deeper, past the musty fur coats - and gaze in wide-eyed wonder once again at the magical, wintery world Lucy first found. // A Reader's Guild Through the … 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…

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 a… Read more…


(Number of titles: 33)