By Susan R. Garrett

In this provocative, clever, and hugely unique addition to the Anchor Yale Bible Reference Library, Susan R. Garrett argues that angel speak hasn't ever been purely approximately angels. fairly, from precedent days till the current, speak about angels has served as a motor vehicle for mirrored image on different basic lifestyles questions, together with the character of God’s presence and intervention on the planet, the life and that means of evil, and the destiny of people after loss of life. In No traditional Angel, Garrett examines how biblical and different historic authors addressed such questions via their portrayals of angels. She compares the traditional angel seek advice from renowned depictions of angels this day and considers how the traditional and sleek photographs of angels relate to Christian claims approximately Jesus.


No traditional Angel deals vital insights into the improvement of angelology, the origins of Christology, and renowned Western spirituality starting from fundamentalist to New Age. In doing so, it provokes stimulating theological mirrored image on key existential questions.

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