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The encyclopedia of angels

Guiley, Rosemary Ellen2004
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Review: "This volume describes a multitude of angels and also the evolution of how people have perceived angels throughout history. Detailed entries cover topics such as the importance of angels in major world religions, encounters with angels, and the depiction of angels in art and popular culture, making this second edition a great reference for anyone who would like to know more about angels. The author draws from canonical, apocryphal, mystical, and esoteric texts to describe a wide range of topics, ensuring that this book will be an invaluable and comprehensive resource for years to come."--BOOK JACKET.
Main title:
The encyclopedia of angels / Rosemary Ellen Guiley.
Edition:
2nd ed.
Imprint:
New York : Checkmark Books, c2004.
Collation:
xviii, 398 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Notes:
Includes bibliography (p. 380-386) and index.
ISBN:
0816050236 (alk paper)0816050244 (pbk alk paper)
Dewey class:
202.15202.1503
Language:
English
BRN:
107307
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