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By R.M.M. Tuschling

Ruth Tuschling considers the relation among principles approximately angels, specifically their functionality inside a monotheistic trust approach, and the improvement of a feeling of what it capability to be orthodox, in either Judaism and Christianity, from the time of the useless Sea Scrolls to the past due fourth century advert, geographically constrained to Syria and Palestine. the 1st bankruptcy comprises an ancient evaluate of angelological thoughts in Judaism, earlier than the exile in Babylon, after the exile, and after the increase of Christianity. the following the writer additionally offers an research of key vocabulary and sleek different types of angels, e.g. archangel, relevant angel, hypostasis. She exemplifies her findings in 3 case stories in bankruptcy : Qumran, specially the Songs of the Sabbath Sacrifice, Origen, Ephrem the Syrian. The liturgical bankruptcy 3 considers the Qedushah and sanctus, noting the Jewish starting place of the 'heaven and earth are full...' growth. either are characterised as a liturgical name and reaction, in a two-part constitution; the extant types live on out of an excellent style, either Jewish and Christian. the assumption of sacred time and sacred house are associated with the parallel worship of earth and heaven; monks and angels are noticeable as similar sacred people of their liturgical functionality. In end, angels' theological functionality is noticeable to help orthodoxy by means of modelling the ideal perform, and therefore trust, in the direction of God.

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