Category Archives: angels

Heavenly Haloes?

The popular mental picture of an angel that most people have in modern American society almost invariably includes a circle of some sort floating above the head of that angel—whether the angel looks like a pretty lady, a “cherubic” baby, … Continue reading

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On Wings of Angels

The English word “angel” is derived directly from the Greek word aggelos, which was used by the authors of the books of the New Testament of the Bible. Aggelos means “messenger,” and can be used either for a human messenger, … Continue reading

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Angels in the Limelight

Fifty years ago, the average American gave lip service to belief in angels once a year—at Christmas time. A large proportion of families, both church-goers and non-church-goers alike, had at least two angels on hand for the season. One went … Continue reading

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