The concept of angels is a fascinating and ubiquitous feature of many of the world's religions. These divine messengers are often associated with various functions and roles, such as guardians, guides, and intermediaries between the divine and human realms. Yet, despite their widespread presence in religious traditions, the portrayal of angels varies greatly across different cultures and religious contexts. 

In this illustrated volume, author Martins Ate offers a comprehensive exploration of the characteristics and beliefs surrounding angels in various religions. Drawing on extensive research and scholarship, Ate examines the portrayal of angels in Christianity, Islam, Judaism, Hinduism, Buddhism, and other religious traditions. 

He illuminates the similarities and differences in the roles, attributes, and functions of angels, as well as the diverse ways in which these beings are understood and experienced by believers. The book is accompanied by dozens of paintings of angels, which further enhance the reader's understanding and appreciation of these divine beings. 

Throughout the book, Ate invites readers to think critically about their own assumptions and beliefs concerning angels, and to appreciate the complexity and diversity of religious traditions around the world. He explores the ways in which angels have been used to convey moral and ethical teachings, to provide comfort and guidance to believers, and to offer a glimpse into the mysteries of the divine realm. 

Written in an engaging and accessible style, Angels Across Religions is an insightful and thought-provoking examination of one of the most fascinating and enduring concepts in religious studies. Whether you are a student of religion, a curious reader, or a believer seeking a deeper understanding of your faith, this illustrated volume is an essential resource for exploring the rich tapestry of religious traditions and beliefs concerning angels.