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The Eucharist and the person of Christ

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One cannot deny that the person of Christ is present in the Eucharist, on a Catholic interpretation, but the term 'person' is rarely, if ever, used in formulas or theology describing the Eucharist. Moreover, the understanding conveyed by Scriptural imagery of the Eucharist, such as the Passover Lamb or our spiritual food, is rather sub-personal. In this chapter, I argue instead that the role of the person of Christ is most clearly perceived in the sacrificial action within which the Eucharist...

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Accepted
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Theology Faculty
Sub department:
Theology and Religion Faculty
Oxford college:
Harris Manchester College
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Springer Publisher's website
Host title:
The Metaphysics and Theology of the Eucharist - A Historical-Analytical Survey of the Problems of the Sacrament
Language:
English
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Chapter
Pubs id:
1255226
Local pid:
pubs:1255226
Deposit date:
2022-04-30

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