Through New Eyes

Through New Eyes is the quintessence of James Jordan. Jordan always takes his readers by the hand and whirls them through a wonderland of symbols, connections, ideas, and paradigms. It's always a fun ride, and he always challenges his readers to think more deeply about the Bible. For that reason alone, Jordan is always worth a read.

In this book Jordan is trying to reawaken readers to the rich depth of symbolism in the world God created, especially as that world is described in Scripture. After taking time to talk about man, the animals, the structure of creation, plants, trees, stars, planets, rocks, and gems, Jordan specifically focuses on the repeated pattern of covenants in the Bible. He shows how with each new covenant there is a new heaven and new earth, better and more glorious than the one before. I had already read Peter Leithart's A House For My Name, but in Jordan I see the seed from which many of Leithart's ideas germinated.

The downside of Jordan is that he go…

Tek Wars 7: The Vorlons Awaken

Can't wait for this new movie!


Rick said…
Spoiler alert: Kylo Ren kills Doctor Who, who then travels back in time a thousand years and regenerates as Yoda.
Erica said…
I thought the Doctor regenerated into Yoda and got locked in a cage by the Master.

Then he regenerated into a Vorlon? Also, I think Martha was a tribute for the Master's Hunger Games, or something.
Rick said…
Yes. For the Master's Hunger Games, you're required to run through a maze. Full of amorous werewolves and vampires.

Hold on a second. I think I just wrote the next big YA bestseller series!