I meant Jesus as being of the house of David, which, in Jesus' time was a
defunct (degraded?) house.
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From: "Ken Armstrong" <[log in to unmask]>
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Subject: Re: The Jew in Eliot's poetry (anti-semitism and objective
> "House" as a pun could point to multiple meanings. Do you mean here its
> possible use as a "derelict brothel"?
> There is of course much to point to the image here being one of Christ "in
> the house." To say "There is nothing at all in that degrading image to
> suggest Christ" just plain ignores the obvious signs.
> Ken A
> Peter Montgomery wrote:
>> And the word 'house' is also a pun.
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>> *Subject:* Re: The Jew in Eliot's poetry (anti-semitism and
>> objective correlative)
>> Nancy wrote:
>> N> There is nothing at all in that degrading image to
>> N> suggest Christ in a type of WWI derelict brothel
>> N> just because Christ turns up later in the poem.