Angel-ology
 

The Angels Choir

AngelsHierarchy: Third Angelic Triad
Order/Choir: Ninth Choir
Classified: Angels
Origin of Name: The Etymology of the English word Angel, originated from the Latin word angelus. That was derived from the Greek word angelos. Translated, the word means "messenger"
Alternate Name(s): Malakhim, Mal'akh
Reports to: The Principalities
Angels: (See Angel Pantheon)

 

 

Chronicle

Physical Appearance:

  • The common Angel has the appearance of a tall human with "phantom-like" wings

Symbolized By:

Primary Role(s):

  • Angels are the messengers of God traveling about telling men what it is that God desires of them either vocally or by influencing man's environment
  • A common Angel can only raise status by becoming a Power 

Noted For:

  • Guardians of people and all physical things
  • By number, Angels are the largest of the Orders or Choirs many times over
  • The Angels Choir is the lowest class of the nine Hierarchical levels
  • Angels are mostly concerned with the affairs of living things
  • Within the category of Angels, there are many different kinds, with different functions
  • Angels can be found in many ancient and current cultures religions. For example:
    • Christianity - "Angels" 
    • Judaism - "Angels" 
    • Islam - "Shaitan" and "Jinn" 
    • Zoroastrianism - "Amesha Spentas, Yazatas, and Fravashis" 
    • Buddhist - "Devas" 
    • Japanese - "Tennin" 
    • Hindus - "Asuras" 
    • American Indians had various names such as "Thunderbird" 
    • and more 
  • In the ancient Pagan myths of Greece and Rome, their gods and goddesses sent Angelic-like beings to earth as messengers to humans. In later times however, Pagan gods, goddesses, and Angels, were demoted to fairies and demons. Following is are examples of some of the "messengers they dispatched:
    • The goddess Isis 
    • The winged Cupid as a messenger of love
    • Hermes a divine messenger with wings on his feet
    • The Greek Genius and Juno were terms for Guardian Angels, or Spirits, that could be the guardian of an individual, a family, or city. Each male child born had his own Genius, and each female born had her own Juno to watch over them throughout their entire life
  • Each nation, city, province, town, village, and hamlet has a special Principalities Angel whose job it is to guard and guide it. The Principalities Angel has the help and assistance of the Guardian Angel assigned to the location

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"Millions of spiritual creatures walk the earth. Unseen, both when we wake and when we sleep."
-- John Milton
 

The Metaphysical Society 

"Come to the edge, he said. They said: we are afraid. Come to the edge, he said. They came. He pushed them and they flew."
-- Guillaume Apollinaire
 

Zodiacology 

"For he shall give his Angels charge over thee to keep thee in all thy ways. They shall bear thee up in their hands, least thou dash thy foot against a stone."
-- Psalm 91:11
 

The Metaphysical Store 

"A real friend is like an Angel who warns you by her presence and remembers you in her prayers."
-- Anonymous

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"An Angel can illuminate the thought and mind of man by strengthening the power of vision."
-- St. Thomas Aquinas
 

Metaphysics Network 

"The reason Angels can fly is because they take themselves lightly."
-- G.K. Chesterton
 

The Metaphysical Dictopedia  

"Be like the bird that, pausing in her flight awhile on boughs too slight, feels them give way beneath her, and yet sings, knowing that she hath wings."
-- Victor Hugo