East of Eden: A Guide to Angels, from the OGOM Blog


They have fascinated, instilled awe, affection and fear within us for millennia.  Whether unfallen or fallen, they still exert a powerful hold on our imaginations. These beings aren’t always what we perceive them to be, therein lies a warning…

Who and What are Angels? Angels are referred to in Hebrew as mal’ach, in Greek as aggelos, both meaning ‘messenger’. Seraphim, Cherubim and ‘watchers’ also denote angels. Almost every culture has a sense of a densely populated spiritual world which acts as an intermediary between the creator and humankind, but it is in the traditions…

via East of Eden: A Guide to Angels — Open Graves, Open Minds

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