Bookshops have ranks of books on angels and their influence, but when was the last time you heard Christians talking about them? Aren’t angels a central part of Christian faith? So what does the Bible say about them, and do they have wings, white dresses and blond hair?
Paula Gooder is a freelance writer and lecturer in the Bible, with a particular interest in the New Testament. She is a reader in the Church of England and a member of the General Synod.