« Emerging Church Motivational Posters | Main | "The Sociology of Economics" Greg Mankiw »

Aug 06, 2007

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Peter Kirk

One might argue that the "degraded" version of the Great Banquet is in mind in Revelation 19:17-18 (cf v.9), where the imagery is taken a logical stage further: the bodies of the evil people become the food at the supper, if only for birds.

Michael W. Kruse

Interesting connection! The images are quite similar. It seems the enemy shifts from being Gentiles in the degraded Isaiah version to those who oppose the reign of Christ in Revelation. it also doesn't appear the enemies were invited to a banquet only to have the tables turn on them. The feast is offered to the birds of the air after the battle is won.


It has been a while sense I have studied this part of Revelation. I do remember that birds of prey frequently symoblized the Romans but that doesn't seem to fit here. I'll have to dig out the commentaries.

:)

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name is required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Your email address:


Powered by FeedBlitz

Kruse Kronicle on Kindle

Check It Out

Categories