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Tone as if angels exist[edit]

I think this page does a good job at showing the various types/forms of angels. What I miss, however, is a statement that these are fictional.

I suggest to add the word 'fictional' to the first sentence, resulting in:

> An angel is a fictional supernatural spiritual being who, according to various religions, is God's servant. '

--[[User:bilderbikkel|bilderbikkel (User talk:bilderbikkeltalk) 13:33, 29 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

"the class of literature comprising works of imaginative narration, especially in prose form.
works of this class, as novels or short stories:detective fiction.
something feigned, invented, or imagined; a made-up story:We've all heard the fiction of her being in delicate health.
the act of feigning, inventing, or imagining.
an imaginary thing or event, postulated for the purposes of argument or explanation.
Law. an allegation that a fact exists that is known not to exist, made by authority of law to bring a case within the operation of a rule of law."
(Fiction Definition & Meaning |
Which type of fiction do your think applies to "angels"? VenusFeuerFalle (talk) 16:25, 29 May 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]
@VenusFeuerFalle I think that all of those definitions apply to the stories told about angels. (talk) 13:47, 11 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Ooooh, never tell a Christian that anything having to do with their God is fictional, even when it is. — Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 11:15, 14 November 2022 (UTC)Reply[reply]

You're mixing The Holy Bible with The Book of Enoch[edit]

You're misleading people by saying Raphael is/was an angel. It Does Not Mention Him in The Holy Bible, he is mentioned in The Book of Tobit, which is Not Biblical canon. (talk) 10:26, 1 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]

Raphael s generally accepted as an angel, if within the Bible or not. Raphael is also part of the catholic canon. "The name of the archangel Raphael appears only in the Book of Tobit (Tobias). Tobit is considered deuterocanonical by Catholics (both Eastern and Western Rites) and Eastern and Oriental Orthodox Christians, as well as Anglicans. The Book of Tobit is not, however, acknowledged by most Protestant denominations." ere it seems Raphael is indeed part of the catholic version of the Bible, only Protestants seem to reject this figure. VenusFeuerFalle (talk) 16:15, 1 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]
"only Protestants seem to reject this figure" Who cares about what they believe? They typically have a view of the Old Testament that is based on Luther's canon and Luther's misconceptions about the Masoretic Text. Dimadick (talk) 10:13, 4 January 2023 (UTC)Reply[reply]