English II - English II In Leland Rykens article Thinking...

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English II In Leland Ryken’s article, “Thinking Christianly About Literature,” he states that literature is a different world created by the human imagination. Ryken sees literature as the art that makes us to escape of the real world where we have our own imaginary characteristics. Some Christians avoid the imaginary world of literature; however, Ryken believes literature give us the opportunity to transform our thoughts to help us understand life. Ryken says “The Bible is in large part a work of imagination” (26). According to Ryken’s argument, one reason why the literature has influence in the Bible is because Jesus used

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