The Eucharist in the Reformation

The Eucharist in the Reformation

by Lee Palmer Wandel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521856795

ISBN-13: 9780521856799

Pub. Date: 12/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This study traces the evolution of the words, "this is my body," "this do," and "remembrance of me" that divided Christendom in the sixteenth century. Lee Wandel focuses on the consequences of the different interpretations of these simple words in the delineation of the Lutheran, Reformed, and Catholic traditions. Finally, Wandel argues that the incarnation is at the…  See more details below

Overview

This study traces the evolution of the words, "this is my body," "this do," and "remembrance of me" that divided Christendom in the sixteenth century. Lee Wandel focuses on the consequences of the different interpretations of these simple words in the delineation of the Lutheran, Reformed, and Catholic traditions. Finally, Wandel argues that the incarnation is at the center of the story of the Reformation and suggests how divergent religious identities were formed.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521856799
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Pages:
314
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.94(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Eucharist to 1500; 2. Augsburg; 3. The Lutheran Eucharist; 4. The Reformed Eucharist; 5. The Catholic Eucharist.

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