Reflections on the Daily Readings
from the Perspective of Creighton Students
December 3rd, 2012
Bio | Email: SamanthaEiffert@creighton.edu
They shall beat their swords into plowshares
This reading from Isaiah seems to be suggesting that once the Lord’s house is established as the highest, then there will no longer be a need for war. I think when the reading refers to the Lord’s house the intended meaning is the Kingdom of God. When I think about the Kingdom of God, and what that might be, I tend to think liberation theology. Perhaps what these verses are saying is that if the Kingdom of God is established as the highest order of law for all people and nations, then there would be no place for war. This makes intuitive sense as this would mean that all people live in love, mutual respect, and understanding for each other. We would work together to end the most violent forms of human degradation.
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