The REAL Christmas Characters: The Angels
The Infancy Narratives in the gospels of Mathew and Luke are filled with rich symbolism. The Evangelists were Christians of the first century whose lives were dramatically changed after the death and resurrection of Jesus. It was their deep faith in Jesus and their concrete experience of the Christian community that informed the theology that permeates the Christmas story.
A lot of mysterious things happen in the Christmas story. So it’s understandable that ordinary people like Mary, Joseph, and the Shepherds needed a little guidance from the angels.
When it comes to angels, it’s not who they are, as much as