Scripture and the Disciplines – David Lyle Jeffrey
David Lyle Jeffrey is Distinguished Professor of Literature and Humanities at Baylor University. Jeffrey is known as a medievalist and as a scholar of biblical tradition in Western Literature and art. His books include A Dictionary of Biblical Tradition in English Literature (1992), The Early English Lyric and Franciscan Spirituality (1975); Chaucer and Scriptural Tradition (1984); English Spirituality in the Age of Wesley (1987; 1994; 2000); The Law of Love: English Spirituality in the Age of Wyclif (1988; 2001); People of the Book: Christian Identity and Literary Culture (1996) ; Houses of the Interpreter: Reading Scripture, Reading Culture (2003). He has editedWilliam Cowper:Selected Poetry and Prose (2006) and a co-authored book on The Bible and the University ( 2007). Most recently he has published Christianity and Literature: Philosophical Foundations and Critical Practice (IVP, 2011), co-authored by Gregory Maillet, and at press are The King James Bible and the World it Made (2011) and Luke: a Theological Commentary (Brazos Press, forthcoming).