[Milton-L] Fwd: somewhat off topic art question

gilliaca at jmu.edu gilliaca at jmu.edu
Tue Jan 1 15:25:09 EST 2008


>   Interesting query. I've never seen any images of a
>   winged Jesus, but you probably know that the 'image'
>   comes from Malachi 4:2:
>    
>   "But unto you that fear my name shall the Sun of
>   righteousness arise with healing in his wings; and
>   ye shall go forth, and grow up as calves of the
>   stall." Malachi 4:2, KJV

Yes - that came up right away.

>   I wonder if the KJV translators were making a pun on
>   "Son of righteousness," for I notice that they've
>   capitalized "Sun."

Not sure about that.

  >  Of course, you're not interested in these, I know,
>   but I'm providing more of that 'drossiest volume'
>   for a refiner's fire...
>    
 Still interesting to see - thanks,
C 
Cynthia A. Gilliatt
English Department, JMU
JMU Safe Zones participant
"You have made God in your own image when God hates the same people you hate." Fr. John Weston


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