Angels in Islam
Brief summary of Angels in Islam from The Media Guide to Islam.
"Angels in Islam" by Alexis Twito, a competent student paper for Augsburg College, MN. "In the Islamic tradition, angels are so important that they almost appear to be a part of the godhead."
Angels in Islam. Non-Muslim lays out Islamic angelology in detail, partially from the Encyclopedia Britannica.
Folktales and Stories
Amazon. Angels Unveiled: A Sufi Perspective by Muhammad Hisham Kabbani. For selections see below.
Three selections from Muhammad Hisham Kabbani's Angels Unveiled: The Angel of Death Calls, Izrail Takes the Life of an Ascetic and Dede Korkut and the Angel of Death . There is not a little similarity between these tales and the Jewish tales of tricking death. Or, for that matter, Bergman's chess game…