Saturday, January 22, 2011

Featured Article: Chruch Father's on Transsubstantiation

I've been frequenting the website Called to Communion lately. Just finished reading an article on a dialogue on the protestant claim of 'Sola Scriptura'.

Thought I'd share this one I'm reading now.

Visit the website often...lots of good stuff there.

This article is intended to be a resource showing the support for the doctrine of Transubstantiation in the Church fathers, and not a robust defense of the doctrine as defined by the Council of Trent.1 The Church fathers did not believe in a mere spiritual presence of Christ alongside or in the elements (bread and wine). This can be shown by three different types of patristic statements. The first and most explicit type is a statement that directly affirms a change in the elements....

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