Chapter 2 (Through New Eyes)

This is the second episode in our new series on James Jordan’s classic work, Through New Eyes: Developing a Biblical View of the World. Peter Leithart, James Bejon, and I discuss the second chapter of the book.

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Eagle Symbolism

I’ve recently been listening to (who else!) James Jordan’s talks on Revelation and have a question about the symbology of the Eagle in the Bible.

Eagles seem to be symbolic of Rome’s destruction of Jerusalem (Deuteronomy 28:49, Matthew 24:28)

And eagles also seem to have more positive streams of symbolism: Eagles as symbolic of angels, prophets, the association with Gospel of John.

Is there a way to merge these streams?

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