By Peter J. Leithart,John Barach
over the last numerous a long time, Reformed theologian and biblical pupil James B. Jordan has produced a distinct physique of labor. His electrifying commentaries and essays on Scripture, together with his penetrating writings on Trinitarian theology, liturgics, tune, and tradition have encouraged an increasing number of pastors and theologians. during this Festschrift, Jordan's neighbors and colleagues have a good time his contributions by means of utilizing his tools and insights to a number of biblical, theological, liturgical, and cultural questions. the distinction of Kings goals to convey Jordan's paintings to the eye of a much wider viewers and to introduce the paintings of a student that R. R. Reno has known as "one of crucial Christian intellectuals of our day."
"This Festschriftably honors Jim Jordan and his impressive physique of labor, which has illumined the glories of biblical constitution, symbolism, and typology like few others in our day. maybe his maximum legacy, even though, may be how he encouraged a brand new iteration to determine the Scriptures and God's international via new, extra perceptive eyes. a few of present day such a lot insightful Reformed pastors and academics stimulated through Jim have penned this wonderful selection of essays in his honor--a masterful tribute befitting a grasp scholar-teacher."
President, New Saint Andrews College
"James B. Jordan is awesome. there are many Bible preachers in the United States who be aware of the Scriptures good. plenty of professors learn books in philosophy, heritage, and literature and feature all types of attention-grabbing issues to claim approximately tradition. Pundits domesticate a pointy, smelly, and readable type. yet Jim may be certain. Who else writes certain interpretations of the ebook of Daniel and costs Allen Tate's poetry? Who else can provide a lecture on echoes of Leviticus within the apocalyptic imaginative and prescient of Zechariah after which chat over cigars approximately Friedrich von Hayek and Richard Weaver? furthermore, who can hide this sort of variety with shiny photos, punchy taglines, and remarkable turns of word? now not many, that's why i have come to consider Jim Jordan as the most vital Christian intellectuals of our day."
-From the Foreword by means of R. R. Reno, Editor of First Things
Peter Leithart is Senior Fellow of Theology and Literature at New Saint Andrews university in Moscow, Idaho, and a pastor at Trinity Reformed Church. he's the writer of Deep Exegesis (2009) and protecting Constantine (2010).
John Barach is the pastor of Covenant Presbyterian Church in Sulphur, Louisiana.