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“Veith has written on important topics with his usual clarity, good sense, organizing ability, and comprehensiveness. The scope of this project is impressive.”
—Leland Ryken, Emeritus Professor of English, Wheaton College
“What a superb resource this is! It resonates with profound perceptions of how good literature works to enrich and illuminate us. Dr. Veith proves himself once again to be a knowledgeable guide through the landscape of the written word.”
—Luci Shaw, author, God in the Dark and Polishing the Petoskey Stone
“Reading Between the Lines is thoroughly enjoyable and thoroughly literate—a magnificent blending of history, literature, and theology that will be welcomed by professionals and laity alike.”
—Wayne Martindale, Professor of English, Wheaton College; author, Beyond the Shadowlands: C. S. Lewis on Heaven and Hell
“Veith makes it clear that the joys of reading can be deep joys of the type which can enliven our souls. This book should raise significantly the cultural level of evangelicalism.”
—Edward E. Ericson Jr., professor emeritus of English, Calvin College
Gene Edward Veith Jr. (PhD, University of Kansas) is provost and professor of literature at Patrick Henry College and the director of the Cranach Institute at Concordia Theological Seminary. He has been a columnist for World magazine and TableTalk, and is the author of a number of noted books on Christianity and culture, including God at Work.
Marvin Olasky (PhD, American Culture, University of Michigan) is the editor-in-chief of World Magazine. He has been interviewed numerous times by the national media as the developer of the concepts of compassionate conservatism and biblically objective journalism and is the author of twenty books.
This is about the third book I've read by Gene Veith and I enjoy his clear writing style very much.
This book is provided to our teachers to help them identify and select literature suitable for Christian students in the classroom.
The book also explains how literature has changed from the Middle Ages to the present, but in an entertaining way.
Just what I needed for my high school class. Did not have to get it from the library or second hand store.Published 4 months ago by Viper1
This book covers so much in helping the reader to understand literature and to read between the lines as to what the author is trying to say and how he says it. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Pat H. Guthrie
An excellent guide to literature. Clear, well-written, enjoyable. I came away from this with a greater appreciation for literature in general and poetry in particular. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Laurel
This was a great book; Veith’s purpose, from the preface: “My purpose is to promote critical reading, the habit of reading with discernment and an awareness of larger contexts and... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Al
This book is provided to our teachers to help them identify and select literature suitable for Christian students in the classroom.Published 20 months ago by Charles Watts