A Book of Angels: Reflections on Angels Past and Present, and True Stories of How They Touch Our L ives

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Penguin, Mar 31, 2011 - Body, Mind & Spirit - 384 pages
A BOOK OF ANGELS tells not only the extraordinary true stories of present-day encounters with angels, but also traces the understanding and study of angels through history and in different cultures. Discover what angels look like, whom they chose to visit, how they enter our lives, and so much more.

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It was inspiring to read the testimonials of the individuals in this book but I have to say this is not what I was looking for. I found the title to be a bit misleading. I'm giving it a half rating. Read full review

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The section on "Angelology" is fascinating...a good overview of how angels "appear" in various religions, cultures, literature, etc. Read full review

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CHAPTER 1 Angels Ghosts I Have Known
CHAPTER2 Angels Unawares
CHAPTER 3 Turn a Stonel Start a Wing
PART II Angelology or the Knowledge of Angels
CHAPTER 5 A Thunder Like Drumming
CHAPTER 6 The Battle of Heaven Princes of Hell
CHAPTER 7 The Angelic Doctors
CHAPTER 8 Wings of Silence
CHAPTER 9 My Black Angel Other Friendly Spirits

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Sophy Burnham is an award-winning playwright, novelist, and nonfiction writer. Three of her books have appeared on the New York Times bestseller list. Her works have been translated into twenty-two languages. Her articles and essays have been published in Esquire, New York, The New York Times Magazine, Town & Country, and Reader’s Digest. An international speaker, she has appeared frequently on television and radio programs around the country, including Oprah, Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Today, and CBS Morning News. In addition to her theater interests, she is a seer, a Reiki Master, and a Spiritual Director. She lives in Washington, D.C.

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