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Corpus Christi: The Eucharist in Late Medieval Culture

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This book studies later medieval culture (c. 1150-1500) through its central symbol: the eucharist. From the twelfth century onward the eucharist was designed by the Church as the foremost sacrament. The claim that this ritual brought into presence Christ's own body, and offered it to believers, underpinned the sacramental system and the clerical meditation upon which it depended. The book explores the context in which the sacramental world was created and the cultural processes through which it was disseminated, interpreted ...

Corpus Christi: The Eucharist in Late Medieval Culture 2004, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521438056

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Corpus Christi: The Eucharist in Late Medieval Culture 1991, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, England

ISBN-13: 9780521356053

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