Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible

Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible

by Leland Ryken
     
 

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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… See more details below

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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.

Leland Ryken (PhD, University of Oregon) is professor emeritus of English at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and the author or editor of nearly forty books, including Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781585580637
Publisher:
Baker Publishing Group
Publication date:
02/01/1993
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
538
Sales rank:
599,861
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Leland Ryken (PhD, University of Oregon) is professor emeritus of English at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois, and the author or editor of nearly forty books, including Words of Delight: A Literary Introduction to the Bible.

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