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Q&A#156 Eagle Symbolism

Alastair Roberts

Q&A#156 Eagle Symbolism

November 8, 2019
Alastair Roberts
Alastair Roberts

Today's question: "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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