Words of Delight

Words of Delight

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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.Here is an excerpt from the catalogue: 33He turns rivers into a desert, springs of water into thirsty ground, 34a fruitful land ... Acrostic Poems If we are in any doubt about whether the poets of the Bible were self-consciously artistic, we shouldanbsp;...

Title:Words of Delight
Author:Leland Ryken
Publisher:Baker Books - 1993-02-01


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