About Guardian Angels
A guardian angel is an angel charged with protecting and guiding a person or group. The belief in guardian angels can be traced throughout all antiquity. The concept of guardian angels and their hierarchy was extensively developed in Christianity in the 5th century by Pseudo-Dionysus the Areopagite. The theology of angels and tutelary spirits has undergone many improvements since 400. Belief in the East and the West is that guardian angels serve to protect any person God assigns them to, and present prayer to God on behalf of this person.
The guardian angels of children as trusteesGuardian angel, German postcard, 1900 Jean Danielle wrote in his classic study of Jewish Christianity
|Seeing Guardian Angel|
Later, Clement quotes a similar doctrine, which comes from the same origin, and he attributes explicitly to the Apocalypse of Peter: "Divine providence does not extend only to those who are in the flesh, Peter, by example, says in his Apocalypse, "aborted babies are entrusted to a guardian angel, so that having obtained a share in the gnosis they may arrive at a better destiny" '
It is in the Judeo-Christian theology that the angel of peace occurs, who is responsible for the task of receiving the soul leaves the body and leads to Paradise. And Tester. Ashe r states: If a man dies in peace, he will meet the angel of peace, which leads to eternal life "doctrine does not appear earlier apocalyptic where angels have the task of watching over the bodies of the saints and in the New Testament, Jude 9, following the Assumption of Moses, and it is indeed more reminiscent of the Hellenistic doctrine of the angel-escorts of the soul, if it does not actually arise. Later, he was to have an important place in Christian liturgy ('In Paradisum you deducant Angeli'), which seems to be one of the legacies of ancient Jewish Christianity.