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consubstantiation


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Consubstantiation  \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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  consubstantiation 
  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 




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