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Angels [electronic resource] : a very short introduction /

by Jones, David Albert.
Type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Very short introductions: Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2011Description: 1 online resource (xviii, 141 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9780191777301 (ebook) :.Subject(s): Angels | Angels in popular culture | Angels in literature | Angels in art | Angels in motion picturesOnline resources: Very short introductions Summary: 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 book investigates stories and speculations about angels in religions old and new, in art literature, film, and the popular imagination.
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Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

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 book investigates stories and speculations about angels in religions old and new, in art literature, film, and the popular imagination.

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