Angels and Their Mission by Jean Danielou
By Jean Danielou
From St. Augustine to John Henry Newman, the best one of the saints and males of God have lived on customary phrases with the angels; and the Church has continuously accorded them a really huge position in her theology.
Recent theologians have dwelt on dry questions about the character of the angels, however the early Fathers of the Church, with the reminiscence of Jesus clean of their minds (and of the angels of whom He spoke frequently) have been desirous about the lively motion of the angels between males and the ways that the angels have conducted that undertaking from the moment of construction during the time of Jesus; and the way they'll proceed their paintings even unto the tip of time.
From the works of those early Fathers of the Church, the overdue French Cardinal Jean Daniélou has drawn forth threads of information and knowledge which he has the following woven right into a lucid and vivid tapestry that indicates us who the ministering angels fairly are, and how—in each quick and in each way—they are operating to your salvation and mine.
Here you’ll locate no sentimental cherubs: the Fathers knew that majesty and gear cloak genuine angels, that is why God gave them the bold initiatives of shepherding not just souls, yet complete international locations, and the motions of the complete fabric universe itself.
Open those pages to satisfy the wonderful angels as they have been identified via the Church’s maximum saints and theologians: Origen and Eusebius, and Sts. Basil, Ambrose, Methodius, Gregory of Nyssa, Clement of Alexandria, and John Chrysostom (among others).
Soon you, too, will end up on customary phrases with the angels, and they’ll start to play on your existence the bigger function that God intends them to play.
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