[kon-suh b-stan-shee-ey-shuh n]
- the doctrine that the substance of the body and blood of Christ coexist in and with the substance of the bread and wine of the Eucharist.
Origin of consubstantiation
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Examples from the Web for consubstantiation
This is what they called impanation, invination, consubstantiation.The Necessity of Atheism
Dr. D.M. Brooks
Do then these words of Scripture teach the doctrine of Consubstantiation?
This is very much the same theory as Luthers doctrine of Consubstantiation.Medival Heresy and the Inquisition
A. S. Turberville
There are persons who talk a great deal about Consubstantiation, and yet they know not what it means.
Consubstantiation is not the teaching of the Word; neither is it, nor has it ever been, the teaching of the Lutheran Church.
- the doctrine that after the consecration of the Eucharist the substance of the body and blood of Christ coexists within the substance of the consecrated bread and wine
- the mystical process by which this is believed to take place during consecration
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Word Origin and History for consubstantiation
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