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The Kingdom of God is so different from our reality. That’s why it can feel scandalous to us. | America Magazine

November 29, 2022

Today in the first reading we hear that famous Isaian vision of God’s kingdom to come, which the Quaker artist Edward Hicks so famously captured in his painting The Peaceable Kingdom. “The cow and the bear shall be neighbors, together their young shall rest.” It’s basically a return to Eden.

But toward the end of that pastoral scene of former predators and prey making a home together
— Read on www.americamagazine.org/faith/2022/11/29/scripture-kingdom-god-scandal-244230

One Comment
  1. pynkoski2 permalink

    Yes! It’s that tension between present and future, that need to have some sign of hope break in upon us now.

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