Andy Lakey, who provided the cover art and foreword for Angels A to Z, is an artist on a mission. Since angels appeared to hint during a near-death experience in 886, he has been passionately recreating their images m his work. And he vows to paint 2,000 angels by the year 2000. Lakey, whose work has earned international acclaim, believes that his paint emit positive — even healing effects, and he hopes they touch their viewers with the "joy, love and wonder of heaven itself.While much has been written about angels throughout history, single source examines them as thoroughly or as thoughtfully as Angels A to Z.You'll discover how ancient, contemporary and pop cultures represent angels in their mythology, folklore, ;architecture, art, literature and religion. Among the angel-related topics explored are:Biblical angels — like Gabriel, Michael and LuciferDifferent classifications of angels — such as the Valkyries • from Norse mythology and Hafaza from Islamic traditionContemporary authors who write about angels — such as Frank Peretti, Joan Wester Anderson, Eileen Freeman and Terry Lynn TaylorArtists who depict angels — such as Michelangelo, Raphael, Glenda Green and Karyn Martin-KuriBeloved fictional characters, like Clarence from the film It's a Wonderful LifeAngels on television, like Michael Landon's Jonathan Fallen angels Angel shopsAngels A to Z's easy-to-use index and appendices help you id exactly what you're looking for. Just let your Fascination take wing!ABOUT THE AUTHORSJames R. Lewis, a recognized authority on cults, religion and irology, is chairman of the Department of Religious Studies at University of America. Evelyn Dorothy Oliver holds a doctorate in divinity and is renowned for her 20 years work as a business and personal relationships counselor.WE GLADLY COMBINE SHIPPING ON MULTIPLE productS. paypal PLEASE ask all questions BEFORE you place a buy. PLEASE submit your payment within 7 days of the close of product. All Sales FinalOn Oct-26-07 at 15:35:48 PDT, seller added the following information: dizzydayz Store Powered by eCRATER . List your items fast and easy and manage your active items.