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THE AMBER SPYGLASS -- Chapters 21-30

Please limit conversation in this section only up to Chapter 30 for those who have not yet completed the book.

Ch. 21: "The Harpies"

Ch. 22: "The Whisperers"

Ch. 23: "No Way Out"

Ch. 24: "Mrs. Coulter in Geneva"

Ch. 25: "Saint-Jean-les-Eaux"

Ch. 26: "The Abyss"

Ch. 27: "The Platform"

Ch. 28: "Midnight"

Ch. 29: "The Battle on the Plain"

Ch. 30: "The Clouded Mountain"
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Re: THE AMBER SPYGLASS -- Chapters 21-30: Angels

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I wasn't sure where to put this but I think we need to mention something about the angels that become very im[ortant in this section of the book--especially Metatron:

Metatron Note third paragraph

http://www.pantheon.org/articles/m/metatron.html


http://ejmmm2007.blogspot.com/2007/04/metatron-anomalous-angel-of-countenance.html

http://www.sanandaseagles.com/gai/pages/metatron.html

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Re: THE AMBER SPYGLASS -- Chapters 21-30: Angels

Thanks for the links on Metatron, Nadine. They will be helpful. What do you make of him?

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Nadine wrote:
I wasn't sure where to put this but I think we need to mention something about the angels that become very im[ortant in this section of the book--especially Metatron:

Metatron Note third paragraph

http://www.pantheon.org/articles/m/metatron.html


http://ejmmm2007.blogspot.com/2007/04/metatron-anomalous-angel-of-countenance.html

http://www.sanandaseagles.com/gai/pages/metatron.html

Message Edited by Nadine on 11-15-2007 05:13 PM


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Re: THE AMBER SPYGLASS -- Chapters 21-30: Angels

In Jewish Midrash (sort of like lore) Metatron was an angel who rebelled against God and was cast out - similar to the Chritian Lucifer. He was not, however, ever a man. Neither would any angel - like Baruch, ever have been a human being. Pullman uses the Christian interpretation of Genesis's "Bnei Eilim" that angels came down and mated with the daughters of men. According to Jewish lore, however, these were sons of lords, not angels. The text does not use the Biblical Hebrew term for angels.
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