Introduction and Chapter 1 (Through New Eyes)

We’ve just started a new series on James Jordan’s classic work, Through New Eyes: Developing a Biblical View of the World. In this opening episode, Peter Leithart, James Bejon, and I discuss the influence the book has had upon us and frame what Jordan is doing within it.

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Did the Mosaic Covenant End at the Battle of Aphek?

In Peter Leithart’s A House For My Name, he says that the mosaic covenant comes to an end when the ark is taken by the philistines in 1 Samuel. Is this correct to say the covenant has ended? Or that the Lord undergoes the punishment so as to continue his covenant with them? It seems the prophets during the monarchical period assume the continued validity of the mosaic covenant. If you could provide clarification and correction that would be helpful.

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Who Are James Jordan’s Influences?

Who are Jim Jordan’s sources? It would obviously be fair to describe him as “innovative”, but it seems very much that there’s a chain where you have followed on from Peter Leithart, who followed on from Jim… but where did Jim learn his hermeneutic? Is he really so innovative an expositor that we can’t read what he’s read and see where he learned it all?

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