Angels: Agents of Light, Love, and Power

Angels: Agents of Light, Love, and Power

by Donald W. Parry

Hardcover

$25.99

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ISBN-13: 9781609075194
Publisher: Deseret Book Company
Publication date: 06/24/2013
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

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Angels: Agents of Light, Love, and Power 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
l_manning More than 1 year ago
Angels have long been a source of interest to mortals. Their images have been depicted in art for thousands of years. They have been included in songs and other writings for just as long. This book takes the chance to separate the myths from the facts by using scripture and other accounts of interactions with angels to teach some very interesting truths. It's an interesting chance to learn what you do and do not know about something we have all heard so much about. I loved the approach this book took. Each chapter was a fact about angels, and then the evidence was laid out in very clear fashion. A lot of the evidence is based on scripture with some more recent statements from LDS leaders added in. There are also other accounts, usually from early church leaders, to help give a fuller picture. Because everything is sourced so well, it's easy to figure out exactly where everything is coming from. This helps to give the reader a chance to search and ponder the things in the book.  There were a lot of things to learn from this book, and I found it to be very entertaining while still being informative. Two things really stuck out with me while reading this. The first was it seems like many of us may have had interactions with angels unawares. How cool is that thought? It made me want to be nicer to everyone I meet as you just never know who you are talking to. The other thought was how loved we are. We are never left alone on the Earth. There are always so many people trying to help us get through this life, and this book offered some concrete proof of that. This is a book that I think many people will enjoy and feel lighter for having read it. Book provided for review.