the angels fight…not how. The vivid visual imagery is human in nature, but angels are pure spirit; the only way to communicate this revelation would have been to use imagery with which the reader can identify.
Given that angels (and demons) are spirits, I don’t think we can say they “fight” in the way that we understand the word; there is no hand-to-hand combat, no clashing of swords. Suffice to say that the demons are “hell-bent” on leading us astray, and the angels are pitted against them. There are no physics or techniques or tactics of which we can speak, for they are non-corporeal beings.
It’s much like references to “the hand of God”…who has no hands (except in the person of Christ).
I could be wrong, but I don’t think I am.
DanteNo offense taken. I was simply trying to supply some scriptural information that actually does give some insight into the how of angelic combat. Look again at those passages. With what little we have to go on, it could be “a war of words” or something else again.
I agree with your summation when you said, “There are no physics or techniques or tactics of which we can speak, for they are non-corporeal beings.”