Great writing has the power to stimulate our imagination, generate creativity, and help us make sense of the world. In this fascinating compilation, twenty-one popular Christian authors share stories of how they were influenced by literary masters and their works:
- Learn why reading the fairy tales of Hans Christian Anderson helped Walter Wangerin Jr. deal with life in a troubled family.
- See how Fyodor Dostoevsky's vocation of a passionate desire for God made a difference to Eugene H. Peterson at a critical point in his life.
- Discover why the writings of Dietrich Bonhoeffer were instrumental in keeping Richard Foster from abandoning the Christian faith.
- Uncover why John Donne forever changed the way Philip Yancey thought about pain.
A short reading guide at the end of each chapter serves as an invitation for you to explore these classic works further, and find new vision, ideas, and inspiration.
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