Hell's Destruction: An Exploration of Christ's Descent to the Dead

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The credal affirmation, 'he descended to the dead', has attracted a plethora of views over the centuries and many Christians today struggle to explain the meaning of these words. This book explores various interpretations of the doctrine of Christ's descent to the dead, both within particular historical contexts and within contemporary theology. Laufer argues that the descensus clause, Christ's descent, is integral to Christian faith, specifically to the doctrine of the incarnation. If we are to affirm that, in Christ, God ...

Hell's Destruction: An Exploration of Christ's Descent to the Dead 2013, Ashgate Publishing Limited

ISBN-13: 9781409451945

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