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Published: 27 October 2011

160 Pages | 17 black and white halftones


ISBN: 9780199547302

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Angels: A Very Short Introduction

David Albert Jones

Very Short Introductions

  • A unique history of angels including prominent stories and speculations about angels in several different religions, including Judaism, Islam, and Christianity
  • Explores how angels have been portrayed in art, literature, and cinema
  • Considers the implications of angels, why people find the idea of angels attractive, helpful, or consoling, and why they remain so powerful in modern culture
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over three million copies sold worldwide