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Historic Underground Church Excavated in Turkey Depicts 'Christ Destroying the Devil's Soul'

Posted by Latoya Sylvestre Wednesday, January 27, 2016 12:04:00 PM

A historic underground church excavated in the Cappadocia region of Central Anatolia in Turkey reportedly has frescoes depicting Jesus Christ destroying the devil's soul, which archaeologists say is a very important find relevant to the Orthodox tradition.

 

"We know that such frescoes have so far never been seen in any other church," Nevşehir Mayor Hasan Ünver said, according to Anadolu Agency, noting that the building could date back to the fifth century A.D.

 

"This place is even bigger than the other historical churches in Cappadocia. It was built underground and has original frescoes that have survived to this day," he added...Read more at CHRISTIAN POST

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