About the Author
Leland Ryken (Ph.D., University of Oregon) is Clyde S. Kilby Professor of English at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of more than one hundred published articles and essays, and he has written, edited or contributed to more than twenty-five books. His books include The Word of God in English: Criteria for Excellence in Bible Translation
(Crossway), The Christian Imagination: The Practice of Faith in Literature and Writing
(Shaw), Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
(InterVarsity Press), The Discerning Reader: Christian Perspectives on Literature and Theory
(Baker) and A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible
James Wilhoit is Scripture Press Professor of Christian Education at Wheaton College in Wheaton, Illinois. He is the author of Spiritual Formation as if the Church Mattered
, coeditor of the Dictionary of Biblical Imagery
(IVP Academic) and coauthor, with Leland Ryken, of Effective Bible Teaching
Tremper Longman III (PhD, Yale University) is Robert H. Gundry Professor of Biblical Studies at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California. He is also Visiting Professor of Old Testament at Seattle School of Theology and Psychology and adjunct of Old Testament at Fuller Theological Seminary. He lectures regularly at Regent College in Vancouver and the Canadian Theological Seminary in Calgary. Longman is the author or coauthor of over twenty books, including How to Read Genesis, How to Read the Psalms, How to Read Proverbs, Literary Approaches to Biblical Interpretation, Old Testament Essentials
and coeditor of A Complete Literary Guide to the Bible.
He and Dan Allender have coauthored Bold Love, Cry of the Soul, Intimate Allies, The Intimate Mystery
and the Intimate Marriage Bible studies.