Category Archives: Angels

Augustine on the Angels’ Creation

In City of God 11.9, Augustine considers the creation of the angels, or rather, Scripture’s relative lack of attention to it. Genesis doesn’t mention the creation of the angels explicitly, but since Genesis purports to be comprehensive (“created the heavens and the earth,” “rested … Continue reading

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The stars are angels

“…Nec sicut cogitantur Angeli mundi spiritus caelestia corpora inspirantes, atque ad arbitrium quo serviunt Deo mutantes atque versantes…” “Nor as the Angels of the world are thought, spirits inspiring the heavenly bodies, and by the the will by which they … Continue reading

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