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Trees and Thorns
James B. Jordan
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Trees and Thorns

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An extended biblico-theological commentary on Genesis 2-4, particularly interested in showing how these chapters foreshadow the deeper structures the whole of the rest of the Bible.
312 pages
Published 2003 by Biblical Horizons

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Adam Ross
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Jordan's commentary on Genesis 2-4 runs over 200 pages, and there is so much helpful stuff here it is difficult to know how to review it. As with most of Jordan's work, discussion of a specific passage ends up as a discussion of the whole of Scripture. While there are moments in this commentary that seem less supported than others, his skill at sticking to the text - even when doing so takes him far into the "deep weird," - is on full display here. Originally written as newsletters, the chapters ...more
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James B. Jordan is a Calvinist theologian and author. He is director of Biblical Horizons ministries, a think tank in Niceville, Florida that publishes books, essays and other media dealing with Bible commentary, Biblical Theology, and liturgy.

Jordan was born in Athens, Georgia, and he attended the University of Georgia, where he received a B.A. in comparative literature and participated in Campus
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