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Angels as Warriors in Late Second Temple Jewish Literature by Aleksander R. Michalak

By Aleksander R. Michalak

during this learn, Aleksander Michalak focuses more often than not at the organization of angelic beings with conflict within the Jewish literary resources. the writer has tested many of the depictions of the warrior angels within the literature of the second one Temple interval just about the roots of such representations, their attractiveness, and numerous theological implications. He focuses particularly on Michael, Gabriel, and the varied 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 basic assets yet bearing in mind the wider 'angelological' heritage. The literary strategies explored through the writer contain expectancies of angelic participation in an eschatological warfare in addition to their function during this clash, institutions of angelic warriors with convinced Jewish heroes, angelic safeguard of the partitions of Jerusalem, and angelic army energy either as defenders and destroyers.

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