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Christian Guide to the Classics

  1. Christian Guides to the Classics: Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter
    Christian Guides to the Classics: Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter
    Leland Ryken
    Crossway Books / 2013 / Trade Paperback
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Pull everything you can out of the classics!

Leland Ryken provides a clear pathway to understanding the "Great Works" through this engaging series of short guidebooks. Beginning with "why the classics matter" and "how to read a story," readers will find a helpful path to reading and analyzing influential works in the Western canon. Evaluating the text from a distinctly Christian perspective, this guide to Hawthorne's The Scarlet Letter includes commentary, points out scriptural allusions and biblical subtext, summarizes the plot, and examines Hawthorne's use of symbolism.

Christian Guide to the Classics books provide:

  • An introduction to the author and work
  • An explanation of the cultural context
  • Published criticism
  • Definitions of key literary terms
  • Discussion questions
  • Resources for further study

    73 pages, softcover. High School-Adult.

  1. Christian Guides to the Classics: Shakespeare's Macbeth
    Christian Guides to the Classics: Shakespeare's Macbeth
    Leland Ryken
    Crossway Books / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $5.99 Save 17% ($1.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW526121
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Pull everything you can out of the classics!

Leland Ryken provides a clear pathway to understanding the "Great Works" through this engaging series of short guidebooks. Evaluating the text from a distinctly Christian perspective, this guide to Shakespeare's Macbeth includes commentary, points out scriptural allusions and biblical subtext, summarizes the plot, and provides notes on the composition of scenes.

Christian Guide to the Classics books provide:

  • An introduction to the author and work
  • An explanation of the cultural context
  • Published criticism
  • Definitions of key literary terms
  • Discussion questions
  • Resources for further study

    75 pages, softcover. High School-Adult.

  1. Christian Guides to the Classics: Milton's Paradise Lost
    Christian Guides to the Classics: Milton's Paradise Lost
    Leland Ryken
    Crossway Books / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $5.49 Retail: $5.99 Save 8% ($0.50)
    3 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW526206
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Pull everything you can out of the classics!

Leland Ryken provides a clear pathway to understanding the "Great Works" through this engaging series of short guidebooks. Beginning with "why the classics matter" and "how to read a story," readers will find a helpful path to reading and analyzing influential works in the Western canon. Evaluating the text from a distinctly Christian perspective, this guide to Milton's Paradise Lost includes commentary, points out scriptural allusions and biblical subtext, summarizes sections of lines, and examines Milton's nuanced use of language.

Christian Guide to the Classics books provide:

  • An introduction to the author and work
  • An explanation of the cultural context
  • Published criticism
  • Definitions of key literary terms
  • Discussion questions
  • Resources for further study

    93 pages, softcover. High School-Adult.

  1. Christian Guides to the Classics: Homer's The Odyssey
    Christian Guides to the Classics: Homer's The Odyssey
    Leland Ryken
    Crossway Books / 2013 / Trade Paperback
    $5.49 Retail: $5.99 Save 8% ($0.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW526169
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Pull everything you can out of the classics!

Leland Ryken provides a clear pathway to understanding the "Great Works" through this engaging series of short guidebooks. Beginning with "why the classics matter" and "how to read a story," readers will find a helpful path to reading and analyzing influential works in the Western canon. Evaluating the text from a distinctly Christian perspective, this guide to Homer's The Odyssey includes commentary, points out scriptural allusions and biblical subtext, summarizes the plot, and examines the mythological background of The Odyssey.

Christian Guide to the Classics books provide:

  • An introduction to the author and work
  • An explanation of the cultural context
  • Published criticism
  • Definitions of key literary terms
  • Discussion questions
  • Resources for further study

    78 pages, softcover. High School-Adult.