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Meaning of CONSUBSTANTIATION

Pronunciation:  `kânsub`stanshee'eyshun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the High-Church Anglican doctrine that after the consecration of the Eucharist the substance of the body and blood of Christ coexists with the substance of the consecrated bread and wine
 

CONSUBSTANTIATION is a 17 letter word that starts with C.

 

 See Also: theological doctrine

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con`sub*stan`ti*a"tion\ (?; 106), n.
1. An identity or union of substance.

2. (Theol.) The actual, substantial presence of the body of
   Christ with the bread and wine of the sacrament of the
   Lord's Supper; impanation; -- opposed to
   transubstantiation.

Note: This view, held by Luther himself, was called
      consubstantiation by non Lutheran writers in
      contradistinction to transsubstantiation, the Catholic
      view.

 

 

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