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Angel - Doctrine of Angels
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Part of Angel:

1. Problem and History of Angelology

2. Doctrine of Angels

A. Introduction

The great danger at the present time is that affirmations about angels in the teaching of the Christian faith will be rejected as a mythology which is no longer credible, and so succumb to demythologization. In all particular statements about the angels it must, therefore, be kept clear that such assertions are meant as elements of a theological anth…

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Karl Rahner, “Angel - Doctrine of Angels”, in: Sacramentum Mundi Online, General Editor Karl Rahner, SJ. Consulted online on 05 March 2024 <>
First published online: 2016

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