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A blossary of terms relating to angels.

Category: Religion

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The "Virtues" or "Strongholds" lay beyond the ophanim (Thrones/Wheels). Their primary duty is to supervise the movements of the heavenly bodies in order to ensure that the cosmos ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

The thrones (lat. thronus, pl. throni) are a class of celestial beings mentioned by Paul the Apostle in Colossians 1:16 (New Testament) and related to the Throne of God. They are living symbols of ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

A shoulder angel is a plot device used for either dramatic or humorous effect in animation and comic strips (and occasionally in live-action television). The angel represents conscience and is often ...

Domain: Literature; Category: Chilldren's literature

Seraph (plural: seraphim) are type or ranks of angels considered to be closest to God. Based on their description from the book of Ezekiel, they're reprisented as men with six wings with whom they ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christian theology; Christianity

A hierarchy of angels is a belief or tradition found in the angelology of different religions, which holds that there are different levels or ranks of angels. Higher ranks may be asserted to have ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

Heavenly host (Hebrew Sabaoth "armies") refers to a large army (Luk.2:13) of good angels mentioned both in the Hebrew and Christian Bibles, as well as other Jewish and Christian texts. Most ...

Domain: Religion; Category: Christianity

A guardian angel is an angel assigned to protect and guide a particular person or group, kingdom or country. Belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity. The concept of tutelary ...

Domain: Religion; Category: General religion

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