By Peter J. Leithart,John Barach
during the last a number of many years, Reformed theologian and biblical student James B. Jordan has produced a distinct physique of labor. His electrifying commentaries and essays on Scripture, with his penetrating writings on Trinitarian theology, liturgics, tune, and tradition have encouraged progressively more pastors and theologians. during this Festschrift, Jordan's acquaintances and colleagues have a good time his contributions via employing his tools and insights to a number of biblical, theological, liturgical, and cultural questions. the consideration of Kings goals to carry Jordan's paintings to the eye of a much wider viewers and to introduce the paintings of a pupil that R. R. Reno has referred to as "one of an important Christian intellectuals of our day."
"This Festschriftably honors Jim Jordan and his outstanding physique of labor, which has illumined the glories of biblical constitution, symbolism, and typology like few others in our day. possibly his maximum legacy, besides the fact that, can be how he encouraged a brand new iteration to determine the Scriptures and God's global via new, extra perceptive eyes. a few of modern-day so much insightful Reformed pastors and lecturers encouraged via Jim have penned this glorious selection of essays in his honor--a masterful tribute befitting a grasp scholar-teacher."
President, New Saint Andrews College
"James B. Jordan is notable. there are many Bible preachers in the US who comprehend 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 variety. yet Jim may be special. Who else writes particular interpretations of the publication of Daniel and rates Allen Tate's poetry? Who else may give 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? additionally, who can hide this type of variety with brilliant photos, punchy taglines, and remarkable turns of word? now not many, that's why i have come to consider Jim Jordan as probably the most vital Christian intellectuals of our day."
-From the Foreword through 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.