Not Tempted by Hades? The Sunday of the Ecumenical Fathers and the Resurrectional Hymns - Sixth Tone

July 12, 2018 Length: 18:20

What is meant by the phrase “He was not tempted by Hades”, and is it the case that Jesus appeared first to the Theotokos? We look to the Scriptural teaching on the despoiling of Hades, to the cultural associations of Hades in the Greek and Roman mind, and to the prophet Isaiah for help in understanding the joy of Holy Saturday’s conquest.


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