December 10, 2012

Briefing Outlines

I. Intro­duc­tion
Angel­ic beings have been a major (we mean major!) sub­ject of art, architecture,?music and lit­er­a­ture in West­ern Civ­i­liza­tion, espe­cial­ly dur­ing the Medieval and?Renaissance peri­ods. Cur­rent­ly, angels are mak­ing a come­back.

A. The Cur­rent Pop­u­lar­i­ty of Angels

  1. Accord­ing to Time Mag­a­zine (12\27\93) 69% of Amer­i­cans believe in?angels. 46% believe in per­son­al guardian angels. 32% say they have?experienced the pres­ence of angels. 76% of teenagers believe in angels.
  2. ?Angels may be expe­ri­enc­ing their great­est pop­u­lar­i­ty since Medieval times.

Many books on angels have been and are on best­seller lists. Some of these?books are: The Book of Angels, and Angel Let­ters, by Sophy Burn­ham;?Do You Have a Guardian Angel?, by John Ron­ner; Ask Your Angel, by?Alma Daniel, et al. (the most occul­tic); Mes­sen­gers of Light, Guardians of?Hope, by Ter­ry Tay­lor; and Where Angels Walk, by Joan Anderson.?Many nation­al tele­vi­sion spe­cials have been aired with more scheduled.?There are sem­i­nars on how to get in touch with your angel, nation­al angel?newsletters, and boom­ing com­mer­cial sales of angel prod­ucts.

To read the entire arti­cle,?down­load the pdf here.

About Bill

Bill Crouse is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and has done graduate studies at the U. of Texas at Dallas in the History of Ideas. The ministry of C.I.M. is dedicated to defending the historic faith in a postmodern world.

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