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#311235 01/31/09 04:11 PM
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I noticed that the classic Byzantine icon of the Resurrection depicts a scene not found in the Bible. I read all the Resurrecion passages and found nothing on Jesus Christ holding the arms of Adam and Eve. This is a very traditional image, but where from?

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harrowing_of_Hell

This link may provide you with the information you seek.


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