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An immortal spiritual being who acts as an intermediary between God and humanity.
The word 'angel' is derived from the Greek angelos and the Roman angelus for 'messenger', and entered the English language when it denoted a super natural being of kindly qualities. In the Bible it translates Hebrew and Greek words meaning 'messenger', and it first appears in the Old Testament in the phrase 'angel of the Lord', the title given to the divine messenger who told Hagar that she would give birth to Ishmael (Genesis, chapter 16). It is significant that Hagar identifies the angel with the Lord himself. Evidently the writer believed that when God wishes to make his will known to man, he can assume a visible human form and can speak.
Contrary to popular belief, angels did not originate in Judaism or Christianity, but date as far back as the times of the Babylonians. They can be traced to the iconography or allegorical paintings of the Mesopotamian gods, many of which had wings.
According to canonical sources, all the angels were created by God. For this reason angels are immortal but they are not eternal, because eternity is an attribute that belongs only to God. At the end of the universe, after all the suns, stars, and galaxies are extinguished, the angels will also fade away. But as long as the universe exists, their presence in it is permanently assured. Furthermore, because angels were all created at the same time, their numbers are always the same. God does not create angels continuously. The quantity of angels that exists today is the same that existed at the moment of Creation.
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In Judeo-Christian tradition, the power of angels is immense. The Talmud mentions that Michael can move mountains, and the Book of Revelations tells us that seven angels of God's anger destroyed a third of the stars. In the 17th century, German astronomer Johannes Kepler published a work titled Cosmographic Mystery, in which he argued that planetary angels moved and positioned the planets and stars into their orbits. These planetary angels were later identified as gravitational forces, suggesting that angels may very well be cosmic laws overseen by a Supreme Intelligence.
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