Christian Guide to the Classics

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  1. A Christian Guide to the Classics
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    Leland Ryken
    Crossway / 2015 / Trade Paperback
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Leland Ryken's A Christian Guide to the Classics provides an overarching introduction to reading and enjoying the great works of literature. Addressing common misconceptions as well as how not to read the classics, this short book perfectly introduces the reasons why these books should be read, the importance of the Bible, Christian & secular classics, and where to find them. A perfect introduction to an often-intimidating task! 102 pages, softcover.

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  1. Christian Guides to the Classics: Shakespeare's Macbeth
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    Leland Ryken
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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.

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  1. Christian Guides to the Classics: Milton's Paradise Lost
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    Leland Ryken
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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.

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  1. Christian Guides to the Classics: Homer's The Odyssey
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    Leland Ryken
    Crossway / 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 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.

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    Leland Ryken
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  1. Dickens's Great Expectations
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    Leland Ryken
    Crossway / 2014 / 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 Dickens' Great Exp ectations includes commentary, points out various literary devices, summarizes the plot, and examines Dickens' storytelling techniques.

Each book in the Christian Guide to the Classics series provides:

  • 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

119 pages, softcover. High School-Adult.

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    Leland Ryken
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  1. Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress - eBookThis product is an eBook
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    Leland Ryken
    Crossway / 2014 / ePub
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