Adam's Contract with Satan: The Legend of the Cheirograph of Adam

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Adam s Contract with Satan The Legend of the Cheirograph of Adam Michael E. Stone The legend of Satan s second deception of Adam and Eve throughout Oriental Christian cultures. According to a legend known from Greece in the West to Armenia and Georgia in the East, Satan deceived Adam and Eve a second time. The Devil tricked them into concluding a contract, submitting their offspring to his rule "until the Unbegotten is born and the Undying One dies." Christ s baptism puts an end to this contract and their servitude. Though ...

Adam's Contract with Satan: The Legend of the Cheirograph of Adam 2002, Indiana University Press, Bloomington, IN

ISBN-13: 9780253339027

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