Transubstantiation

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  • Thomas Cranmer's Presence Of Christ In The Eucharist

    This understanding of the Eucharist followed the understanding of transubstantiation. Transubstantiation teaches that while the visible qualities of the bread and the wine (also called the accidents) do not change after consecration, the “inner being” (called the substance) of the bread and the wine is transformed into the actual body and blood of Christ. In the ten articles published there were five articles that were pertinent to doctrine, and five pertinent to the ceremony. The article relating to the presence in the Eucharist follows the same belief system as that of the Roman Catholics, being that the actual blood and body of Christ are present within the Eucharistic matter upon consecration. The ten articles heartily reflect the Roman Catholic belief system to which King Henry VII was accustomed. However, shortly after…

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  • Pierce's Pragmatic Maxim Analysis

    The original pragmatic maxim and the whole creation of pragmatism derive their origins from Charles Pierce, the creator of pragmatism and its principle. The pragmatic principle that Pierce develops can be put forth from his essay, “How To Make Our Ideas Clear”, that “our idea of anything is our idea of its sensible effects.” (56) According to Pierce, pragmatism says our understanding or meanings of objects and beliefs formulate because of the qualities and characteristics that the objects and…

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  • Eucharist Poster Analysis

    wore white garments to signify their union with Christ. The priest wears the white garment during Mass, and throughout the blessing of the Eucharist, to signify his union with Christ. While he is blessing the Eucharist, the Priest is demonstrating to us, how Jesus, at the Last Supper, blessed the bread and wine. While blessing the bread and wine, the Priest becomes Jesus as he says the words, “Take and eat it, this is my body.” The priest will then take a cup, give thanks to God and say, “Drink…

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  • Communion Or Eucharist?

    drinking blood of Jesus, in its accidental form of bread and wine due to transubstantiation, when they celebrate the sacrament of Holy Communion. Justin the Martyr was a Samaritan born in a Roman colony in Palestine. All throughout his childhood he was looking for the meaning of life. He was convicted of the truth of the scripture and he saw the Christian faith as the fulfillment of philosophy. This theme is seen in his writing, where he truly defends the word of…

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  • Council Of Trent Analysis

    Protestant movement, saying that Jesus was not physically present during this practice. Rather, he believed this practice was simply a memorial at church. The council refused this idea and wanted to affirm this sacraments again evidence in the creed “I profess, likewise, that in the Mass there is offered to God a true, proper, and propitiatory sacrifice for the living and the dead; and that in the most holy sacrament of the Eucharist there is truly, really, and substantially, the Body and Blood,…

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  • The Influence Of Martin Luther's Role In The Protestant Reformation

    Augustinian Monasteries in Rome (Hillerbrand). This experience overall proved negative and ineffective, which may have led to his later work involving the church. After receiving his doctorate, Luther went on to teach biblical studies under the Augustinian Order, and a student described him as, “a man of middle stature, with a voice that combined sharpness in the enunciation of syllables and words, and softness in tone,” (Hillerbrand). Luther appeared to be rather even-tempered, which is…

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  • Holy Communion Research Paper

    One example of this would be the Catholic Church. The Catholic Church believes that before taking communion one must be in a state of grace and has been to confession so that you are not aware of a sin you have committed immediately prior to taking communion. The Catholic Church states that you must believe in the doctrine of transubstantiation “According to transubstantiation, the bread and wine are actually transformed into the actual body, blood, soul, and divinity of Christ, with only the…

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  • Ulrich Zwingli's Influence On Religion

    His Zwingli Church served as less of a Protestant establishment, and more of an foundation of the movement as a whole. Albeit, Zwinglism preached a life of righteousness and complete subordination to God; leading to an opposition of sacraments as well as superstitious symbols. However, Ulrich Zwingli had a deep impact on the Protestant Reformation regarding his attitude toward transubstantiation. “[Zwingli] adopted what became the usual Protestant position. . . communion commemorated Christ’s…

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  • Henry Viii Act Of Supremacy Analysis

    unashamed dismissal of the Pope of having any ultimate authority in the church. Henry VIII’s Act of Six Articles – This set of laws is Henry VIII’s proof that he still holds Catholic beliefs, despite having been excommunicated by the pope. He and Parliament say that the desire for religious unity is the motivator behind the act and it centers on six articles. Firstly, transubstantiation of the Lord’s Supper is confirmed to be orthodox and true in that once consecrated, the elements cease to…

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  • Essay On Total Depravity

    or reject God’s gracious gift of salvation. Speaking tongues is for every believer I do not agree with the doctrinal distinction that speaking in tongues is for all believers. This doctrinal belief comes from the Pentecostal tradition. This belief claims that the Holy Spirit grants the gift of speaking in tongues to every person who accepts The Lord as their savior. I firmly believe we receive spiritual gifts, and I believe speaking in tongues is a spiritual gift. Nevertheless, I do not believe…

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