Angels: Ancient Whispers of Another World by Andrew R. Angel PDF

By Andrew R. Angel

ISBN-10: 1498214576

ISBN-13: 9781498214575

ISBN-10: 1610977246

ISBN-13: 9781610977241

when you imagine you recognize all approximately angels, imagine again!

Although the trendy Western global claims to have left angels in the back of as legendary creatures, they're again in pop culture. and masses of what everyone is considering, exploring, and believing approximately them reveals its roots in old Jewish and Christian ideals. Andrew Angel opens up the astounding global of angels to enquirers via an exam of the traditional Jewish and Christian texts within which they're discovered. He asks questions on what angels need to do with non secular ecstasy, surviving discomfort, and politics, between different things—finding astounding and occasionally arguable solutions. trained through the most recent scholarship but obtainable to all, this booklet offers a well-researched and thought-provoking creation to angels.

“Dr. Angel has introduced us a remarkably sure-footed and well-argued ebook on a subject matter approximately which there's turning out to be curiosity yet little wisdom. utilizing the writings of moment Temple Judaism, he introduces us to angels and what they're acknowledged to do. He tackles well known misconceptions and provides area to these with whom he disagrees. His paintings sheds gentle on many tricky New testomony texts. this may turn into a pace-setter in its field.”
—Bishop Graham Dow

“This is an excellent, considerate, and interesting exploration of the significance of angels within the biblical narratives and past. when you've got ever learn the Bible and puzzled what the position of angels is, why they're so very important, and what we should always take into consideration them this day, then this e-book 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 useful. it's written in a hugely readable and fascinating style.”
—George Kovoor
Principal of Trinity collage Bristol

Andy Angel is Director of Extension experiences at St John's university, 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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