I really enjoyed this, although I too would have been happier with less speechifying. Hill House is still my favorite of the three Netflix series, but this may be second. Anything to do with isolation already creeps me out, and that scene in the church - when those who have taken the position are "resurrected" and start going after their family and neighbors hungrily - is the most unnerving thing I've seen in a while.
I do wish, though, that they'd made the angel a little more ambiguous looking, less frightening. Less obviously a monster. A little more Bela Lugosi and less Nosferatu. I to