By Andrew R. Angel
Although the fashionable Western global claims to have left angels at the back of as legendary creatures, they're again in pop culture. and masses of what everyone is considering, exploring, and believing approximately them unearths its roots in old Jewish and Christian ideals. Andrew Angel opens up the dazzling international of angels to enquirers via an exam of the traditional Jewish and Christian texts within which they're came upon. He asks questions about what angels need to do with spiritual ecstasy, surviving soreness, and politics, between different things—finding astonishing and occasionally arguable solutions. proficient by way of the newest scholarship but obtainable to all, this publication presents a well-researched and thought-provoking advent to angels.
“Dr. Angel has introduced us a remarkably sure-footed and well-argued ebook on a topic approximately which there's transforming into curiosity yet little wisdom. utilizing the writings of moment Temple Judaism, he introduces us to angels and what they're stated to do. He tackles renowned misconceptions and offers area to these with whom he disagrees. His paintings sheds gentle on many tough New testomony texts. this can turn into a pacesetter in its field.”
—Bishop Graham Dow
“This is a superb, considerate, and intriguing exploration of the significance of angels within the biblical narratives and past. when you've got ever learn the Bible and questioned what the position of angels is, why they're so vital, and what we should always take into consideration them this present day, then this ebook is for you!”
—Paula R. Gooder
Writer and lecturer in biblical studies
Author of "Heaven" (2011)
“I commend 'Angels' as being good researched, informative, and precious. it's written in a hugely readable and interesting style.”
Principal of Trinity university Bristol
Andy Angel is Director of Extension experiences at St John's collage, Nottingham (UK), the place he additionally teaches New testomony reviews. he's the writer of "Chaos and the Son of guy" (2006).
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Angels: Ancient Whispers of Another World by Andrew R. Angel