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By Julie Gittoes

Attractive with modern Anglican theology of the Eucharist throughout the notion of anamnesis, this booklet seeks to counterpoint the Church's knowing of transformation and project. Eucharistic theology unearths its position in the middle of a lot modern Anglican theology yet little awareness has been given to the interrelationship among venture and the Eucharist. Julie Gittoes engages with the paintings of David Ford, Rowan Williams and Catherine Pickstock who percentage a typical hindrance to have interaction with the best way the Eucharist shapes the lifetime of the worshipping neighborhood because the physique of Christ.Focusing at the proposal of anamnesis (remembrance or memorial), Gittoes highlights a language of connection within the means during which anamnesis describes the combination of historic, 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 ebook explores the relationship among the resource occasion of the Church's existence and the transformative stumble upon with Christ within the Eucharist, the results of that are noticeable in social/ethical/political motion and the Church's undertaking.

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7 Andrewes, The Private Devotions, ed. P. Goldsmith (London: SPCK, 1899), p. 187. 8 Stevenson identifies the influence of the Greek Liturgy of St. Basil in relation to memorial and adoption of Hooker’s ideas. The Covenant of Grace Renewed: A vision of the Eucharist in the Seventeenth Century (DLT: London: 1994), p. 59. 9 Andrewes, The Private Devotions, p. 186. 10 Andrewes, The Private Devotions, p. 183. 36 Anamnesis and the Eucharist about transformation. The effects of this are personal: focusing on the commitment to a renewed way of life, but such effects are also grounded in a future hope.

But ... 28 Hooker affirms the objectivity of Christ’s presence in the Eucharist, distancing himself from a position asserting bare memorialism, but he also stresses the role of the believer’s faith. In the sacrament the benefits of Christ’s death are received, the effects are described in terms of fullness of life, a transformation from sin to righteousness, and the future hope of eternal life. 29 This demands a focus on anamnesis and the effects of participation in the Eucharist. Ralph Cudworth (1617–1688) uses the language of covenant to talk about union with God and with fellow believers.

Goldsmith (London: SPCK, 1899), p. 187. 8 Stevenson identifies the influence of the Greek Liturgy of St. Basil in relation to memorial and adoption of Hooker’s ideas. The Covenant of Grace Renewed: A vision of the Eucharist in the Seventeenth Century (DLT: London: 1994), p. 59. 9 Andrewes, The Private Devotions, p. 186. 10 Andrewes, The Private Devotions, p. 183. 36 Anamnesis and the Eucharist about transformation. The effects of this are personal: focusing on the commitment to a renewed way of life, but such effects are also grounded in a future hope.

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