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08
December
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It’s been recently reported in, the “Huffington Post” on the 23rd of December 2011, for example, that nearly eight out of ten Americans believe in the reality of, the actual physical 3-D existence of Biblical angels (no doubt winged and all – the traditional image). Presumably that polling result would also apply to similar monotheistic countries like those in the United Kingdom, New Zealand, Australia, Canada and much of Europe […]

08
December
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Every religion has its own version of angel history, explaining their beliefs regarding the order of angels – from their organization, hierarchy and assignment of duties. Although the most prominent and well known depiction of this hierarchy comes from Christian writings, they are in fact a gathering of information taken from a variety of religions predating the Christian era. It is interesting that in the different religions of the world, […]

Categories: Angels in Religions
07
December
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The word “angel” comes from the Greek word meaning “messenger.” According to St. Thomas Aquinas and other theologians, the myriads of angelic beings are said to be organized into nine choirs of angels, three hierarchies of three choirs each. The most generally accepted model is (from highest to lowest): seraphim, cherubim, thrones, dominations, virtues, powers, principalities, archangels and angels. I imagine that there are infinite sorts of angels just as […]

Categories: History of Angels
07
December
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Do Angels really exist? If so, do they influence your life? What do they look like that and is there a way to see them? Or are Angels just a quaint store-manufactured product made to flood the market with cherub-faced dolls with wings? These are very real questions you need to know – because if you believe in Angels, it opens up a whole new world of more questions needing […]

Categories: About Angels
07
December
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Later Christians inherited Jewish understandings of angels, which in turn may have been partly inherited from the Egyptians. In the early stage, the Christian concept of an angel characterized the angel as a messenger of God. Angels are creatures of good, spirits of love, and messengers of the savior Jesus Christ. Later came identification of individual angelic messengers: Gabriel, Michael, Raphael, Uriel, and Lucifer. Then, in the space of little […]

Categories: Angels in Religions
07
December
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An angel (from the Greek ἄγγελος – ángelos) is a supernatural being or spirit, often depicted in humanoid form with feathered wings on their backs and halos around their heads, found in various religions and mythologies. The theological study of angels is known as “angelology” . In Zoroastrianism and Abrahamic religions they are often depicted as benevolent celestial beings who act as intermediaries between Heaven and Earth, or as guardian […]

Categories: About Angels

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