Anamnesis and the Eucharist: Contemporary Anglican by Julie Gittoes

By Julie Gittoes

Engaging with modern Anglican theology of the Eucharist during the suggestion of anamnesis, this ebook seeks to counterpoint the Church's figuring out of transformation and challenge. Eucharistic theology unearths its position in the course of a lot modern Anglican theology yet little recognition has been given to the interrelationship among challenge and the Eucharist. Julie Gittoes engages with the paintings of David Ford, Rowan Williams and Catherine Pickstock who percentage a typical trouble to interact with the best way the Eucharist shapes the lifetime of the worshipping group because the physique of Christ.

Focusing at the notion of anamnesis (remembrance or memorial), Gittoes highlights a language of connection within the approach during which anamnesis describes the combination of ancient, sacramental and ecclesial embodiments of Christ. The Eucharist appears again to the saving occasions of Christ's lifestyles, demise and resurrection; via it the Church is nourished with the physique of Christ; partaking in it anticipates the eschatological fulfilment of the dominion. This e-book explores the relationship among the resource occasion of the Church's existence and the transformative come across with Christ within the Eucharist, the consequences of that are obvious in social/ethical/political motion and the Church's mission.

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