Leland Ryken

Leland Ryken is a professor of English at Wheaton College in Illinois. He is one of the editors of the anthology The Discerning Reader: Christian Perspectives on Literature and Theory. Ryken is also the author of Realms of Gold: The Classics in Christian Perspective, which is available as an audio book from MARS HILL AUDIO. Visit our on-line catalog for more information.


Volume 23

Guests on Volume 23: John Steadman Rice, on how the idea of codependency is based on tenets of "liberation psychotherapy"; E. D. Hirsch, Jr., on The Schools We Need and Why We Don't Have Them; Ted McAllister, on Revolt Against Modernity: Leo Strauss, Eric Voeglin, and the Search for a Postliberal Order; Judith Skelton Grant, on Robertson Davies: Man of Myth; Terry Teachout, on why music should not be propagandistic; John Boyle, on his Requiem for the Unborn; Leland Ryken, on what makes a classic and how we should read one; and Daniel Ritchie, on a Biblical view of language and literature.