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TitleTree of Life, Tree of Healing
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2021
AuthorsTvedtnes, John A.
JournalInterpreter: A Journal of Latter-day Saint Faith and Scholarship
KeywordsAncient Near East; Tree of Life

The late Hebrew scholar John Tvedtnes takes readers on a grand tour of Jewish and Christian stories and traditions that attest to the Tree of Life as not only a means to prolong life, but also to impart a healing power to individuals and to the earth itself. In a future day, it is said that the Saints will eat of its sweet fruit forever.