The Biblical Art of Naming

by Dean Ohlman Abram traveled through the land as far as Shechem. There he set up camp beside the oak of Moreh (Genesis 12:6). Abram moved his camp to Hebron and settled near the oak grove belonging to Mamre. There he built another altar to the Lord (Genesis 13:18)."Remember to turn in between the big red oak and the silver maple," I would sometimes say to Marge as directions for turning into the right driveway to a home we often visited. She, not being a tree aficionado, would simply … [Read more...]