By learning how setting, characterization, and plot, play their part in this literary genre, you will be able to more deeply appreciate the Bible as Literature.
The course I have assembled here represents the first third of the courses I teach on the Bible as literature. Narrative is one of the main genres in the Bible, and anyone who masters this biblical genre will have a good grasp of the Bible as literature.
- Dr. Ryken
Choose to take it slow or go through it multiple times at a faster pace. The course materials become available as soon as you enrol. You can get started instantly, continue through the content each day, and revisit the materiel whenever you want if you’d like to revise.
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Dr. Leland Ryken
Dr. Leland Ryken is a professor of English Emeritus at Wheaton College. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Oregon. Dr. Ryken has authored over 30 books and 100 articles and essays devoting much of his scholarship to Bible translations and the study of the Bible as Literature.
He served as Literary Chairman for the English Standard Version (ESV) Bible and is serving as Academic Dean of Kingdom Hope Community, and one day, Kingdom Hope College.