Angels Help Us: Discovering Divine Guidance

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Dundurn, 2002 - Religion - 148 pages
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Why do angels so fire the imagination of people today? Connecting with heavenly friends who watch over us, and care for us, brings great comfort in pain or stress. It also takes us into the realm of the divine, where we find guidance and companionship for the soul.

This lively overview explores historical and scriptural accounts, traditions from around the world, and diverse contemporary views about angels. There are stories of angelic encounters with ordinary men and women, and meditations for inviting angels to act in your life.

 

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Contents

Deborahs Story and Jeans Story
9
Acknowledgements
14
So You Want to Know about Angels
15
Angels through History
19
Angels in Contemporary Culture
29
Defining Angels
33
Ecumenical Angels
38
Angels in the Old Testament
45
Angels in the PostApostolic Age
69
The Medieval Angel
76
Angels Are Still With Us
84
Angels in Worship
91
Your Guardian Angel
96
Working With Angels
106
How to Communicate with Angels
116
A Week with the Angels
126

Angels in the Life and Teaching of Jesus
54
Angels in the New Testament Church
62
Further Reading
145
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About the author (2002)

Deborah Vaughan is an Anglican priest. She has a Master of Divinity from Trinity College and a journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute in Toronto. She has written for newspapers, presented numerous workshops, and been featured on radio and television.

Jean Porche is a writer, lecture, and experienced teacher. She has taught students from grades 5 through 12, and has conducted teacher training for religious educators. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Education and is a certified learning therapist.

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