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A Tale of Trees: How Arboreal Theology Pervades the Bible

The Gospels tell a tale of trees. It starts with John the Baptist. He comes preaching a gospel of repentance, warning the “axe is already laid at the root of the trees” (Matt. 3:10). Trees without fruit or with bad fruit will be cut down and consumed in fire (Matt. 3:10). Jesus reiterates the warning.... Read more