|LC Classifications||DS110.J6 G55 1968|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 268 p. :|
|Number of Pages||268|
“River Jordan’s Saints in Limbo is a compelling story of the mysteries of existence and, specially, the mysteries of the human heart.” –Ron Rash, author of Serena and Chemistry and Other Stories “I lose myself in River’s writing–transported to a different time and place– and in this case, to one that makes the ordinary mystical and magical. River Jordan books, excerpts, descriptions, summaries and information. RIVER JORDAN. Home Events About > Blog Speaking Books > On Air Media Contact Confessions of A Christian Mystic. The Gin Girl. Saints In Limbo. The Miracle of Mercy Land. The . River Jordan is a critically acclaimed novelist and playwright. She speaks around the country on the "Passion of Story," and produces and hosts the radio program ClearStory from Nashville, Tennessee, where she makes her home. Product details. Paperback: pages;/5(). The Jordan River is mentioned indirectly in Gene where Lot and Abraham are dividing up the land to which God had led them. Abraham allowed Lot to choose his share first, and Lot chose the Jordan Valley, which was lush and well-watered due to the Jordan River (verse 10). This was a pivotal moment, as it not only established that Lot’s.
River Jordan reveals her humanness in this book. She gives an honest and beautiful account of what a real Christian should confess to be: a flawed, but fueled-by-the-Holy Spirit child of God. She reminds us that all Christians, mystic or not, should show tolerance, empathy, and forgiveness. I often pray for strangers because of River Jordan/5(13). River Jordan, author, speaker and radio host. The Gin Girl is like crossing that deep, languid stream into the land of milk and honey. The Jordan River Valley has been occupied for millennia, with agriculture focused on palm and date farming. Archaeological excavations have also confirmed the report in 1Kgs (repeated in 2Chr ) suggesting that inhabitants of the region east of the river exploited deposits of iron ore there. The first time that readers come across a reference to the River Jordan is in chapter Grandfather is talking about the River Jordan to some other slaves who are at the pump.
“River Jordan is a thought-provoking contribution to a growing body of criticism on the Bible as cultural text. The Jordan River is an incredibly rich site for the exploration of the changing significance of biblical traditions in diverse moments of reception.”Cited by: River Jordan is the author of Praying for Strangers ( avg rating, ratings, reviews, published ), Saints in Limbo ( avg rating, ra 4/5. River Jordan. 1, likes 1 talking about this. River Jordan is an author, speaker, radio host and storyteller. She is a passionate advocate for the power of story in our lives. The journey in River Jordan’s latest book is to savor every word, every sentence, and every paragraph.” –KATHY L. PATRICK, founder of the Pulpwood Queens Book Clubs and author of The Pulpwood Queens’ Tiara-Wearing, Book-Sharing Guide to Life "River Jordan’s third novel is a Southern Gothic masterpiece." – Tina Fondren, Paste Magazine/5(39).