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By Aleksander R. Michalak

during this examine, Aleksander Michalak focuses normally at the organization of angelic beings with conflict within the Jewish literary assets. the writer has tested many of the depictions of the warrior angels within the literature of the second one Temple interval as regards to the roots of such representations, their recognition, and diverse theological implications. He focuses in particular on Michael, Gabriel, and the various nameless belligerent angelic figures that seem within the biblical and apocryphal texts. Imagery of angelic army task has been researched in the context of the person fundamental resources yet bearing in mind the wider 'angelological' history. The literary options explored via the writer contain expectancies of angelic participation in an eschatological conflict besides their function during this clash, institutions of angelic warriors with definite Jewish heroes, angelic security of the partitions of Jerusalem, and angelic army strength either as defenders and destroyers.

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