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" Transubstantiation (or the change of the substance of Bread and Wine) in the Supper of the Lord, cannot be proved by Holy Writ; but is repugnant to the plain words of Scripture, overthroweth the nature of a Sacrament, and hath given occasion to many superstitions. "
The Creeds of Christendom: With a History and Critical Notes, Vol III - Page 783
by Philip Schaff - 1877
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The Protestant Face of Anglicanism

Paul F. M. Zahl - Religion - 1998 - 112 pages
...Transubstantiation (or the change of the substance of Bread and Wine) in the Supper of the Lord, cannot be proved by Holy Writ; but is repugnant to the plain...given, taken, and eaten, in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner. And the mean whereby the Body of Christ is received and eaten in...
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Thomas Cranmer: A Life

Diarmaid MacCulloch - Biography & Autobiography - 1996 - 692 pages
...was left out for ever. It was true that the replacement wording still emphasized spiritual presence: 'the body of Christ is given, taken and eaten in the supper only after an heavenly and spiritual manner; and the mean whereby the body of Christ is received and eaten in...
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Woods Lanyer: Woman Poet C

Susanne Woods - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 198 pages
...substance of Bread and Wine [into the physical body and blood of Christ, as the Catholics taught])... is repugnant to the plain words of Scripture, overthroweth...given, taken, and eaten, in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner." 4 For Protestants (and especially for Calvinists) human nature since...
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John Frith, Scholar and Martyr: A Biography

Brian Raynor - Christian martyrs - 2000 - 176 pages
...urctlxcft thcrntutn. 1582 The title page of the Thirty-Nine Articles in the Supper of the Lord, cannot be proved by holy Writ; but is repugnant to the plain words of Scripture ...'. These words correspond closely to the 'First Cause' given at the end of Frith's Articles wherefore...
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The Lord's Supper

William Barclay - Religion - 2001 - 144 pages
...of the substance of Bread and Wine) in the Supper of the Lord, cannot be proved by holy Writ; but it is repugnant to the plain words of Scripture, overthroweth...given, taken, and eaten, in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner. And the means whereby the Body of Christ is received and eaten in...
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The Westminster Handbook to Reformed Theology

Donald K. McKim - Religion - 2001 - 243 pages
...understanded of the people" as "repugnant to the Word of God" (arts. 22; 24). Transubstantiation "cannot be proved by Holy Writ; but is repugnant to the plain...Sacrament, and hath given occasion to many superstitions" (art. 28). The insistence on the sufficiency of Holy Scripture for salvation reflected adversely on...
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American Methodist Worship

Karen B. Westerfield Tucker - Religion - 2001 - 368 pages
...presence," a definition-defying real presence not explicable by the doctrine of transubstantiation (which is "repugnant to the plain words of Scripture, overthroweth...sacrament, and hath given occasion to many superstitions" [eighteenth Article of Religion]). Communicants at the table are also assured that they will "meet...
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Essayes in Divinity: Being Several Disquisitions Interwoven with Meditations ...

John Donne - Poetry - 2001 - 209 pages
...and religion, professed, & protected . . . Expressed in 39 Articles of 1603 (London, 1607), p. 170: "The Body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten in the Supper only after an heavenly and spiritual manner: and the meane wherby the Body of Christ is received, and eaten in...
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The Poetry of Immanence: Sacrament in Donne and Herbert

Robert Whalen - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 216 pages
...Christ for those 'such as rightly, worthily, and with faith, receive the same.' 'Transubstantiation' is 'repugnant to the plain words of scripture, overthroweth...sacrament, and hath given occasion to many superstitions.' Nevertheless, the 'body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten,' though again, 'only after an heavenly...
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Evangelical Eucharistic Thought in the Church of England

Christopher J. Cocksworth - Religion - 1993 - 300 pages
...flesh and blood' in the 1553 Articles, with the following statement in the Articles of 1563 and 1571 : The Body of Christ is given, taken, and eaten, in the Supper, only after an heavenly and spiritual manner. And the mean whereby the Body of Christ is received and eaten in...
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