transubstantiation


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  • noun

Synonyms for transubstantiation

the process or result of changing from one appearance, state, or phase to another

Synonyms for transubstantiation

the Roman Catholic doctrine that the whole substance of the bread and the wine changes into the substance of the body and blood of Christ when consecrated in the Eucharist

an act that changes the form or character or substance of something

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assumes that modern Catholics find the doctrine of transubstantiation "embarrassing at the present time" (231).
An important doctrine of Catholicism affirms that the wheat wafer known as the host or sacramental bread, which is used in the sacrament of Eucharist or Holy Communion, actually becomes the body of Jesus Christ in a process called transubstantiation," said Brigitte Boisselier, PhD, spokesperson of the Raelian Movement.
In his Against Transubstantiation Cranmer achieved a fundamental new insight.
1548) polemic could be both comic and dramatic: in this colloquial dialogue the voices of the interlocutors are entirely distinct and John Bon's witty facetiousness is an amusing veil for a ferocious attack on transubstantiation.
matter of debate for asserting, denying or reinterpreting transubstantiation (see for example: Thurston 1907; Leinbaugh 1982 or Grundy 1991).
Giles largely accepts Aquinas's account of transubstantiation, but seeks a deeper explanation of the 'no common-constituent' problem (99).
The Transubstantiation Challenge Cup they'd have called it.
In his close reading of the confession, Reardon describes Marpeck's sacramental theology as a nuanced via media between Catholic theories of transubstantiation and Reformed memorialism.
As per the church, the song's title derives from the words "hocus pocus", the phrase which was a Puritan parody of the Latin "hoc est enim corpus meum" or "this is my body" used by Catholic priests to accompany the transubstantiation during mass.
The second, and much shorter part, is a glossary of terms and events which could be longer: there are no definitions, for example, for the Virgin Birth, justification by faith, Assumption, transubstantiation and so on.
As Donna De Salvo points out in her catalogue essay, Weiner's emphasis on an object's use value as well as its physical characteristics and given contexts to create meaningful perplexity differs dramatically from the Duchampian aesthetic of transubstantiation through recontextualization.
Evans suspects that his late-in-life opposition to the doctrine of transubstantiation was for polemical reasons made more extreme, accordingly.
The design allows readers to trace the growing importance of transubstantiation as the acid test against Wyclyf, who believed in the Real Presence but not in "substantial change" who saw the full measure of this doctrine as the sacrament and undermining both eschatological and spiritual traditions of the church.
Nevertheless, her humanistic training did not extend to her devotion to the sacrament of the altar and her uncritical acceptance of the doctrine of transubstantiation.
In Spencer's own words, "The difference is actually this: if a Lutheran preacher in 1520 said, 'the Church teaches transubstantiation, and that is wrong" he would have been a reformer (leaving aside the question of the legitimacy of the reform, which has nothing to do with my point).