Angels: A Very Short Introduction (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
160
Utgivningsdatum
2011-10-27
Förlag
OUP Oxford
Illustratör/Fotograf
17 black and white halftones
Illustrationer
17 black and white halftones
Dimensioner
171 x 107 x 6 mm
Vikt
136 g
Antal komponenter
1
ISBN
9780199547302
Angels: A Very Short Introduction (häftad)

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What are angels? Where were they first encountered? Can we distinguish angels from gods, fairies, ghosts, and aliens? And why do they remain so popular? This Very Short Introduction investigates stories and speculations about angels in religions old and new, in art, literature, film, and the popular imagination.
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Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times Review from previous edition Small but perfectly formed volume...everyone should have this book.

Kate Saunders, BBC Radio 2 If anybody should know about angels, it's this guy... a very intelligent but very accessibly history.

Peter Stamford, The Independent A colourful and comprehensive overview of our fascination with angels.

Peter Stamford, The Independent As a guide to the celestial realms, I would put my faith in him any day.

Stephen Cave, Financial Times This is a good book.

Christopher Howse, The Telegraph The first stop for anyone seriously interested in angels.

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<br>David Albert Jones is the Academic Director in the School of Theology, Philosophy, and History at St Mary's University College, Twickenham.<br>

Innehållsförteckning

1. Preface; 2. A brief history of angels; 3. Picturing angels; 4. What is an angel?; 5. Divine messengers; 6. Ministering spirits; 7. Heavenly hosts; 8. Fallen angels; 9. Wrestling with angels; 1. Preface; 2. A brief history of angels; 3. Picturing angels; 4. What is an angel?; 5. Divine messangers; 6. Ministering spirits; 7. Heavenly hosts; 8. Fallen angels; 9. Wrestling with angels; Further reading