The idea of Christ's descent into hell is a predominant teaching in modern church theology. However, few references are found within the New Testament.
Why historians differentiate between Jesus the human and Christ the mythic being.
Christianity is a world religion based on the life and teachings of Jesus, his Apostles, and the early Apostolic Fathers writing in the 1st-2nd centuries CE. Christians believe Jesus – who was both fully divine and fully human – was the Messiah who sacrificed himself on the cross to save humanity. He later rose from the dead and ascended into heaven. Read articles about Christianity below.