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harrowing of hell

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  • n. A raid into the underworld by a heroic figure.

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  • I'm pretty sure I saw that fight on tv, and Satan took a dive.

    October 23, 2007

  • I like to think of it as a spiritual battle royale, starring Jesus and Satan as luchadores in a ginormous wrestling ring of fire. And the devil done got his hide whupped something fierce.

    October 23, 2007

  • You know, people never talk about what Christ did in hell those days. I guess what happens in Hades stays in Hades.

    October 22, 2007

  • Ha ha!

    October 22, 2007

  • I think Gandalf makes more sense, with his descent and resurrection as Gandalf the White.

    October 22, 2007

  • Somehow I picture Aragorn, son of Arathorn, being present as well.

    October 22, 2007

  • The triumphant descent of Christ into hell (or Hades) between the time of His Crucifixion and His Resurrection, when, according to Christian belief, He brought salvation to the souls held captive there since the beginning of the world.

    October 22, 2007