Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Book Review: The Law of the Covenant

[A blog I wrote for Torrey Gazette.]

James Jordan’s The Law of the Covenant is an exposition of Exodus 21-23. It was published in 1984 and is currently out of print, but I managed to get ahold of a copy at the recommendation of a friend. I didn’t know what to expect when I started reading it (I have rather enjoyed some things Jordan has written, but I was also very aware of his Christian Reconstruction influences when he wrote this book). After reading it, however, I have grown to appreciate a lot of the insights Jordan brings to some of the more obscure laws in the Pentateuch. [Read more]

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