The Eucharist in the Reformation: Incarnation and Liturgy / Edition 1

The Eucharist in the Reformation: Incarnation and Liturgy / Edition 1

by Lee Palmer Wandel
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521673127

ISBN-13: 9780521673129

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

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:
9780521673129
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
12/31/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
314
Sales rank:
852,784
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.83(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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