The Encyclopedia of Angels

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Plume, 1997 - Religion - 320 pages
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Recent fascination with angels in books, television, and movies has made the celestial beings one of the current hot topics. User friendly, with an A--Z organization, The Encyclopedia of Angels covers every angel topic from Aaron to Zuriel. This heavenly volume lists the names, responsibilities, and orders of the cherubs as well as the various hierarchies which have been created throughout history. More than just a dictionary of angels? names, however, painters, sculptors, writers, and philosophers who used angels in their works are included. Readers will have easy access to famous writings featuring angels, the angels of the holy books, the nature of angels, and angelic experiences of the saints, prophets, and mystics. With extensive and organized cross-referencing, The Encyclopedia of Angels is the ultimate resource guide for all angel lovers and scholars.

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About the author (1997)

Constance Victoria Briggs left college to pursue a deep spiritual calling. A member of the International Bible Students Association, she has become deeply involved in research on angels. Her expertise in angels and angelic information has grown so much she started a spiritual group focusing on angels. Briggs has also worked for Time Life Books and written for newsletters and magazines. She makes her home in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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