The Christian Imagination brings together in a single source the best that has been written about the relationship between literature and the Christian faith. This anthology covers all of the major topics that fall within this subject and includes essays and excerpts from fifty authors, including C.S. Lewis, Flannery O’Connor, Dorothy Sayers, and Frederick Buechner.
Leland Ryken edited another book with this same title but different content in 1981.
Leland is Professor of English at Wheaton College. He has authored or edited such books as The Word of God in English, The Dictionary of Biblical Imagery, and The Complete Literary Guide to the Bible. He was the literary stylist for the English Standard Version (ESV) of the Bible, published by Crossway Bibles in 2001, and the literary content contributor to the ESV Study Bible, released in 2008.