Jordan: Deep River

Written by Claire Pfann

May 6, 2012

In the next few days, we’ll be publishing highlights from a past Historical Geography tour of Jordan.

Jordan: Day One

The Jordan River, symbol of crossing over into God’s covenant. For Joshua, the Essenes, John the Baptist, and Jesus.

This the traditional site of Bethany-beyond-the Jordan, where Jesus was baptised. Also thought to be the place from which Elijah was taken into heaven. Coming up: the land of Ammon.

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