real presence


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(Christianity) the Christian doctrine that the body of Christ is actually present in the Eucharist

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I later came to see that I had my own distancing devices, my own resistance to the immediacy, intimacy, and mystery of the real presence.
We now have centre-halves who have a real presence in the box and deadball situations are important.
May our devotion to the real presence of the Lord in the Eucharist lead us to real loving in the world.
We found that half of adult Catholics (50 percent) know the church's teaching regarding the real presence and half do not.
I am a Firth fan because as far as I am concerned, he is imposing, tall and has real presence on the screen.
It proposes a renewed and ecumenically fruitful understanding of the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, the sacrificial nature of the Eucharistic celebration, and the ministry of the one who presides at such a celebration.
We wanted to prove to the US flexible packaging industry that we are determined to establish a real presence in the USA.
It requires faith and a firm belief in the Real Presence to do this effectively.
We believe in what we call "the real presence of Christ in the Tabernacle".
Much of what we think of as Anglicanism was produced by Elizabeth I's decisive if arbitrary edict against further religious innovation, which froze the English Reformation more or less where it was when her brother Edward VI died (with the crucial exception that she insisted on priestly language during communion that validated the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist, a key Catholic concession).
William Adama, the leader of the military, is a real presence on screen, giving authority to the role.
He revels in the "unfair" advantage the empiricist inevitably enjoys over the theologian, who has to construct stuttering, after-the-fact explanations of the noumenal world, as William James (another of Dennett's Unglaubensgensossen) says in The Varieties of Religious Experience: "So we have the strange phenomenon, as Kant assures us, of a mind believing with all its strength in the real presence of things of no one of which it can form any notion whatsoever.
In Elliott we have a young, talented and confident defender who I'm sure will bring a real presence to our back line," said Adams.
But he can really affect opponents and he's also got a real presence about him.
Her owls are, in their insistent repetition and apparently arbitrary placement, largely drained of real presence.