transubstantiation


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transubstantiation:

see EucharistEucharist
[Gr.,=thanksgiving], Christian sacrament that repeats the action of Jesus at his last supper with his disciples, when he gave them bread, saying, "This is my body," and wine, saying, "This is my blood." (Mat. 26; Mark 14; Luke 22; 1 Cor. 11.
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transubstantiation

changing of bread to body of Christ. [Christian Theol.: Brewer Dictionary, 1097]

transubstantiation

(esp in Roman Catholic theology)
a. the doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist
b. the mystical process by which this is believed to take place during consecration
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She traces the references to alchemy and transubstantiation in Donne's secular poems and argues that these poems present a point of view that "disclaims either substantial theological commitment or significant scientific engagement" (71).
Lollard objections to transubstantiation often focused on the work of consecration, questioning the ability of priests to "make" the body of Christ.
Bevington emphasizes that 'the acceptance of dramatic miracle in the Sacrament play is therefore synonymous with the acceptance of the doctrine of transubstantiation, not abstractly but vividly and immediately', and Emmerson suggests an analogue between Chester's Antichrist and the Croxton Play, as both rely on 'miraculous use of divine power to confront doubt' about the real presence.
Barden addresses Turner's concern directly by making clear that transubstantiation is not mechanical but metaphysical, accessible to all who can distinguish between a substance and its accidents.
1548) polemic could be both comic and dramatic: in this colloquial dialogue the voices of the interlocutors are entirely distinct and John Bon's witty facetiousness is an amusing veil for a ferocious attack on transubstantiation.
matter of debate for asserting, denying or reinterpreting transubstantiation (see for example: Thurston 1907; Leinbaugh 1982 or Grundy 1991).
Neither transubstantiation nor the inability of women to be ordained meets this high standard.
While Scotus accepts Giles's categorial/quantitative distinction, he objects that Thomistic transubstantiation should place the bread in heaven rather than Christ on the altar (112).
the particular terminology of transubstantiation had not yet been created.
The Transubstantiation Challenge Cup they'd have called it.
In his close reading of the confession, Reardon describes Marpeck's sacramental theology as a nuanced via media between Catholic theories of transubstantiation and Reformed memorialism.
As per the church, the song's title derives from the words "hocus pocus", the phrase which was a Puritan parody of the Latin "hoc est enim corpus meum" or "this is my body" used by Catholic priests to accompany the transubstantiation during mass.