From Gabriel to Lucifer: A Cultural History of Angels (8 June 2013)
This talk by Valery Rees took the subject of her new book, From Gabriel to Lucifer: A Cultural History of Angels as its theme. Valery is a prominent scholar of the Renaissance and a lecturer at the School of Economic Science, and has published on Marsilio Ficino.
From Gabriel to Lucifer is a comprehensive study of angels throughout world history, discussing their appearance in a wide range of cultures and religions stretching from Neoplatonism to the present day. More information on the book, which Melvyn Bragg calls "a terrific read", can be found on the publisher's website here. Copies of the book are still available at the talk at the discounted price of £18 (RRP £20).