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“The entire universe after the fall had become a cosmic cemetery, it was condemned to destruction and despair. And this is why death is ‘the last enemy,’ (1 Corinthians 15:20) and its destruction constitutes the ultimate goal of the Incarnation. This encounter with death is the ‘hour’ of Christ of which He said that ‘for this hour have I come.’ (John 12:27) Now this hour has come and the Son of God enters into Death. The Holy Fathers of the Church usually describe this moment as a duel betwe...