The Eagle of St John by Lawrence OP on Flickr.Via Flickr:
Christian art usually represents St John the Evangelist with an eagle, symbolizing the theological heights to which he rises in his Gospel. This mosaic is on the west facade of the church of St Paul within the Walls in Rome.

The Eagle of St John by Lawrence OP on Flickr.

Via Flickr:
Christian art usually represents St John the Evangelist with an eagle, symbolizing the theological heights to which he rises in his Gospel. This mosaic is on the west facade of the church of St Paul within the Walls in Rome.

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