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.

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