They are not needed to bridge a gap between divinity and mortals.

v.2)Medieval Jewish philosopher Maimonides taught that angels are creatures possessing form without matter.

They are pure spirits differentiated from one another not by any bodily distinctions but solely by spiritual form and purpose, that the angels are only seen in the Bible as creatures of fire and human form with wings as a feature of the prophetic vision.

ow far this Angelology was influenced by Babylonian and Persian mythology, and what its relations are to Mandan lore and to Egyptian-Hellenistic Gnosticism, is still a matter of dispute but Persian mythology is throughout and interwoven with Angelology (see Brandt, "Mandische Religion," pp. Coptic Gnosticism, also, has Ariel as king of the nether world, corresponding with Ur of the thousands of years, mankind has described the functions of angels in many ways.

The role of angels is developed in greatest detail in religions based on revelation - the disclosure or communication of divine truth or divine will to human beings.

According to The Book of Enoch there are SEVEN Archangels: (1) Uriel ["God is Light"; set over the world's luminaries and over Sheol [compare Enoch, xxi. 4, where he is told to bind Azazel and to heal the earth with Tobitiii.

v.17]; (3) Raguel [Ra'uel, "the terrifier"], who chastiseth the world of the luminaries; (4) Michael, set over the best part of mankind, over the people of Israel; (5) Sariel [th., Sarakiel, Suriel, "God turneth"?

Their names as well as those of the faithful are listed therein... But The Archangel Michael, the angel-prince of Jerusalem (Zion, Targ. Art opens new doors for learning, understanding, and peace among nations."oward David Johnson is a contemporary realistic artist and photographer with a background in the natural sciences and history.

King Solomon's experiences confronting demons are related, of each of whom he asks his name as well as the name of the angel that can overpower him. And he answered, saying, My name is Legion: for we are many." Then he cast them all out. David works in a wide variety of mixed media ranging from oil on canvas to digital of David's more prestigious clients have included the University of Texas, the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge in England, The Australian Mint, The National Geographic Society, Paramount Studios, Universal Studios, MGM Studios, Warner Brothers Home Video, ABC/Disney, CBS TV, PBS TV, The History Channel, Enslow Educational Publishers, Adobe Photoshop, Auto FX, Tree-Free Greeting, Verizon wireless, Apple IPOD, Penguin, Doubleday (Now Random House), Harlequin Top Historical Romances, and the History Book of the Month Club, as well as appearing in periodical publications like Popular Photography and the Wall Street Journal.

6 For they have shed the blood of saints and prophets, and thou hast given them blood to drink; for they are worthy.

In "The Celestial Hierarchy" written by Pseudo-Dionysius the notion is set forth that archangels and angels were the lowest of the Angelic orders and were the only angels directly involved in the worldly affairs of mankind. v.3, 4]; (2) Raphael, set over the spirits of men [compare Enoch, x.

Others, on the contrary, are profane and unworthy, as is seen in Ps. Furthermore, in acting for God, angels may influence human affairs through such acts as rewarding faithful believers, punishing those who do evil, and helping those in need.