Heaven's Angels

Christian - General
62 Pages
Reviewed on 08/24/2017
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Reviewed by Sarah Scheele for Readers' Favorite

Heaven’s Angels by Carrie Magalski is a beautiful book about different hierarchies of angels and their purpose, filled with religious art from renowned artist Dona Gelsinger. The layout reads like a light devotional or poetry book, with a brief paragraph or two about a type of angel, along with a thought-provoking illustration to bring the point home. St. Uriel, the narrator, is viewed as the fourth archangel. The statements on angels, especially their ranks and specific purposes, are backed up by the Bible and the teachings of Thomas Aquinas, but at only about 60 pages the book is light reading, a blissful, elegant showcase of Dona Gelsinger’s fantastic art in a devotional format that makes everyone feel right at home with angels.

The phrase “wow factor” jumps to mind when describing Heaven’s Angels. The quality of the art is superb, each painting capturing the mystical, otherworldly quality of angels in peaceful glowing detail, like Thomas Kinkade but with a spiritual tone. Carrie Magalski’s accompanying writing snaps the book’s theme into focus with quiet certainty. Seraphim, Cherubim, guardian angels, the Principalities and Powers, the Virtues, and all the rest of the heavenly hosts come before the reader in a graceful pageant that raises faith and confidence in the Creator. I’d recommend this as a gift for someone in the hospital, or anyone who’s recently gone through a grief experience, because the message of God’s care and provision for humans and the rest of His creation through His angels is so comforting. Heaven’s Angels puts the inspiration into inspirational literature.