The Right Hand of God
At the very top of the cross is the right hand of the Father with two fingers extended.
Jesus is being raised from the dead by the right hand of God the Father. This can also be
understood as the blessing of God the Father on all that Jesus has done.
Source: Fr. Michael Scanlan, T.O.R. , The San Damiano Cross: An Explanation
(Franciscan University Press Steubenville, Ohio 1983)
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