"An Extraordinary Gathering of Angels is an exquisite visual and thoughtful study of the complex and fascinating world of angels in the Judaic-Christian tradition. Using more than 250 artworks, leading Biblical scholar and practicing theologian, Margaret Barker takes the reader on an extraordinary journey among the realm of angels. Barker makes this wonderful world accessible to all readers--mini essays make sense of the complex angel cosmology and detailed picture captions explain the meaning and significance of each angel type. Margaret also has included interviews she has taken with key theologians, artists and writers who have particular and sometimes differing viewpoints on the significance of angels.
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Author Margaret Barker, a Hebrew scholar and profilic writer on religious history, is an influential figure in her subject area and to date has published ten specialist books. She is famous for having developed a whole new approach to biblical studies, known as Temple Theology. She is a Methodist preacher and a former President of the Society for Old Testament Study.
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