Leland Ryken (PhD, University of Oregon) served
as professor of English at Wheaton College for more than 43 years.
He has authored or edited more than three dozen books, including
The Word of God in English, The Complete Literary
Guide to the Bible, The ESV Literary Study
Bible, and A Complete Handbook of Literary Forms in the
Bible. He is a frequent speaker at the Evangelical Theological
Society and served as literary stylist for the English Standard