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Encyclopedia of Angels, by Richard Webster

By Mike Gleason | May 6, 2009 | Leave a comment

Encyclopedia of Angels, by Richard Webster
Llewellyn, 9780738714622, 262 pp., 2009

A few centuries ago this book would have been: a) invaluable; b) impossible to produce; and c) the result of years of painstaking research and writing in the scriptorium of some European monastery.

Of course, as an encyclopedia, it is intended primarily as a reference work and is not meant to be “read”. Consequently, my review is based on an overview of the work based on a number of entries with which I am familiar.

This is an extensive, though Continue reading