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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A theological doctrine that attempts to describe the nature of the Christian Eucharist in concrete metaphysical terms

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  • Here Calvin is opposing Lutheran consubstantiation, which is far closer to the truth than his view.
  • This is known as consubstantiation, signifying that Christ's body and blood are present in, under, and through the elements of bread and wine.
  • The word consubstantiation, however, is not found in the Lutheran symbols, and is rejected by Lutheran theologians if used in the sense of impanation. "
  • General Synod, was generally, though erroneously, identified with, and termed, "consubstantiation," without as well as within the General for more
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