BACK TO transubstantiation
transubstantiation vs. consubstantiation
[ tran-suhb-stan-shee-ey-shuhn ]
- the changing of one substance into another.
- the changing of the elements of the bread and wine, when they are consecrated in the Eucharist, into the body and blood of Christ (a doctrine of the Roman Catholic Church).
[ kon-suhb-stan-shee-ey-shuhn ]
- 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.