Whether or not angels exist may be a matter of belief, but it is a fact that these mysterious creatures have experienced a Renaissance of sorts in recent times. Angels have become a stronger presence in human consciousness, in part through advertisements, pop songs and Hollywood films. But what are angels actually? Where and how do they live? Which angels are there, and what role do they play in the various world religions? This book provides fascinating background information about these mystical beings and elucidates apsects.