Christianity

Transubstantiation

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Definition: Transubstantiation
Miraculous change by which according to Roman Catholic and Orthodox Eastern dogma the eucharistic elements at their consecration become the body and blood of Christ while keeping only the appearances of bread and wine.

Transubstantiation is the doctrine that the bread and wine of the Eucharist actually becomes the body and blood of Christ, although it continues to have the appearance of bread and wine. T

ransubstantiation was rejected in different degrees by the Reformers, but remains an important part of Catholic belief today.

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Title Transubstantiation
Published
Last UpdatedJanuary 28, 2021
URL religionfacts.com/transubstantiation
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MLA Citation “Transubstantiation.” ReligionFacts.com. 28 Jan. 2021. Web. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021. <religionfacts.com/transubstantiation>