How many people have never heard expressions regarding angels, in some form of or another?
He or she "must have a guardian angel" is a remark we often hear when a near tragedy somehow results in a happy ending. We see these wonderful winged creatures in movies, on television, in books and magazines. What so amazes me is that, with all this widespread "familiarity" with the subject, so very little attention has yet been directed to the origins of our familiarity, or to the origins of angels themselves.
Angels, along with their Hebraic names, are just another example, just another aspect of the fast‑moving "Internet" of revolutionary knowledge that is now overtaking the consciousness of mankind. In our modern lives, so riddled by sudden changes, immediate adaptation is the only choice available to us. We have to travel the express lane or simply fall behind. With the advent of the computer age, we managed to face the problem of coming to grips with the unfamiliar, with having to... Read More