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Recovering the Lost Art of Reading ( Ryken) (Mathes)

SKU ‎ 9781433564277


A Quest For the True, the Good, and the Beautiful


In today’s technology-driven culture, reading has become a lost art. Recovering the Lost Art of Reading explores the importance of reading generally and of studying the Bible as literature, while giving practical suggestions on how to read well.


  • Author: Leland Ryken & Glenda Mathes
  • Pages: 304
  • Paperback
  • Published in 2021


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Product Details:

  • Paperback:  304 pages
  • Published:  2021
  • ISBN: ‎ 9781433564277
  • Authors:  Leland Ryken and Glenda Mathes


  • Leland Ryken (PhD, University of Oregon) served as professor of English at Wheaton College for nearly fifty years. He served as literary stylist for the English Standard Version Bible and has authored or edited over sixty books, including The Word of God in English and A Complete Handbook of Literary Forms in the Bible.


    Glenda Faye Mathes (BLS, University of Iowa) is a professional writer with a passion for literary excellence. She has authored over a thousand articles and several nonfiction books as well as the Matthew in the Middle fiction series. Glenda has been the featured speaker at women's conferences and at seminars for prison inmates.



  • “Thoughtful, challenging, and even harrowing, Recovering the Lost Art of Reading persuasively exhorts us to recover the serenity, joy, and wonder of serious reading. Those who seriously engage this book will find themselves blessedly refreshed, educated, and motivated to pursue the good, the true, and the beautiful.”
    David V. Urban, Professor of English, Calvin University; author, Milton and the Parables of Jesus

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