The Eucharist in the New Testament and the Early Church Paperback
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The Eucharist in the New Testament and the Early Church
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Father LaVerdiere focuses on the Eucharist in relation to ecclesiology, Christology, and liturgy. He begins by reflecting on how Christians referred to the Eucharist before it had a name, how names for the Eucharist came to be and their importance, how the Eucharist was celebrated at the very beginning, how liturgical formulas came to be, how these formulas brought out the riches of the Eucharist, and how the Eucharist related to different pastoral situations. The concept of triunity" the assembly, the Eucharist, and the Church guides this study. The Eucharist is the sacrament of the assembly, the sacrament of the Church's life in the world. From the very beginning, there was no separating the three, nor are there separating references to the Eucharist from the letters, gospels, or other work in which the three appear. Here, FatherLaVerdiere stresses that in order to know the Eucharist in the New Testament and the ealy Church, one has only tolook at the composition and actual life of the Church. Thus, to know the Church, one has only to look at the way it celebrates the Eucharist.
Since most of today's chalenges concerning the Eucharist are similar to those experienced by the ealy Church, The Eucharist in the New Testament and the Ealy Church will be of greathelp to pastors, students, catechists and those inministry, who want the celebration of the Eucharist to make a difference on the rest of Christian life in the Church. Eugene LaVerdiere, SSS, is the senior editor of Emmanuel magazine and an adjunct professor of New Testament studies at Catholic Theological Union and Mundelein Seminary in Chicago. He is author of Fundamentalism: A Pastoral Concern, A Church for al Peoples: Missionary Issues in a World Church, and Luke from the New Testament Message seriespublished by The Liturgical Press."
The Eucharist in the New Testament and the Early Church by Eugene La Verdiere was published by Liturgical Press in January 1996 and is our 45570th best seller. The ISBN for The Eucharist in the New Testament and the Early Church is 9780814661529.
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|Author / Artist||Eugene La Verdiere|
|Publisher||Liturgical Press (January 1996)|
|Number of Pages||216|
|Page last updated||24th November 2017|