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Angels: A History
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Table of Contents

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

About the Author

Professor David Jones is the Academic Director in the School of Theology, Philosophy, and History at St Mary's University College, Twickenham. He has written three previous books, including Approaching the End: a theological exploration of death and dying (OUP, 2007), The Soul of the Embryo: an enquiry into the status of the human embryo in the Christian tradition (Continuum, 2004), and An Introduction to the Catholic Faith (Family Publications, 1999).

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The first stop for anyone seriously interested in angels. * Christopher Howse, The Telegraph * This is a good book. * Stephen Cave, Financial Times * As a guide to the celestial realms, I would put my faith in him any day. * Peter Stamford, The Independent * A colourful and comprehensive overview of our fascination with angels. * Peter Stamford, The Independent * If anybody should know about angels, it's this guy... a very intelligent but very accessibly history. * Kate Saunders, BBC Radio 2 * Small but perfectly formed volume...everyone should have this book. * Peter Brookesmith, Fortean Times * This is an interesting little book. * Expository Times * Those interested in angels and seeking an informative and readable introduction will find this book quite valuable. * Expository Times *

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