Why do angels so fire the imagination of people today? Connecting with heavenly friends who watch over us, and care for us, brings great comfort in pain or stress. It also takes us into the realm of the divine, where we find guidance and companionship for the soul.
This lively overview explores historical and scriptural accounts, traditions from around the world, and diverse contemporary views about angels. There are stories of angelic encounters with ordinary men and women, and meditations for inviting angels to act in your life.
Deborah Vaughan is an Anglican priest. She has a Master of Divinity from Trinity College and a journalism degree from Ryerson Polytechnic Institute in Toronto. She has written for newspapers, presented numerous workshops, and been featured on radio and television.
Jean Porche is a writer, lecture, and experienced teacher. She has taught students from grades 5 through 12, and has conducted teacher training for religious educators. She has a Bachelor of Arts in English Education and is a certified learning therapist.