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The Eucharist: Origins and Contemporary Understandings

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Theological reflection upon the Eucharist is dominated by two paradigms: One approach interprets the Eucharist almost exclusively in theological terms, shaped by Scholasticism and the Reformation. Most discussions about the nature of the Eucharist, Eucharistic presence or the role of the priest follow these categories, even if they come in modern disguise. The other reads the Eucharist as an event which can be explored empirically.

O'Loughlin develops a new understanding of the Eucharist. This can be done by looking afresh at the historical evidence and bringing it in dialogue with modern theology. In the past decades, historical research and new discoveries have changed our view of the origins and the development of the Eucharist. By bringing history into a fruitful dialogue with sacramental and liturgical theology, he shows not only ways how theology and practice can be brought closer together again, but also how current ecumenical divisions can be overcome. His book makes an important contribution to eucharistic theology, both for individual church traditions as well as for ecumenical dialogues.

About the Author

Thomas O'Loughlin is professor of historical theology in the University of Nottingham, UK. His research has focused on the theology of the early medieval period, and on the works of insular writers in particular.

Table of Contents

1. The dissonance of history and doctrine
2. Loaf or Bread?
3. 'Cup of...' or Wine?
4. Table or Altar?
5. President or 'sacerdos'?
6. Is the Eucharist an event or a commodity?
7. One loaf, one cup, one body
8. At the banquet in the kingdom

Product Details

ISBN:
9780567384591
Subtitle:
Origins and Contemporary Understandings
Author:
O'loughlin, Thomas
Author:
O'Loughlin, Thomas
Publisher:
Bloomsbury T & T Clark
Subject:
Religion Western-Theology
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20150326
Binding:
Paperback
Language:
English
Pages:
248
Dimensions:
9.2126 x 6.14173 in 1 lb

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Religion » Christianity » Soteriology
Religion » Comparative Religion » General
Religion » Western Religions » Theology

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