Sacrifice as Gift: Eucharist, Grace, and Contemplative Prayer in Maurice de La Taille

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How is the church to understand the Eucharist? Historically, the church has thought in terms of Christs sacrifice that atones or makes satisfaction for our sins. Today, many theologians hold that Christs death is primarily a self-gift, and they de-emphasize atonement or satisfaction. According to Michon M. Matthiesen, the early twentieth-century Jesuit Maurice de la Taille offered a theology that is relevant to this contemporary debate because it accounts for both the sacrifice and gift aspects of the Eucharist. De la ...

Sacrifice as Gift: Eucharist, Grace, and Contemplative Prayer in Maurice de La Taille 2012, Catholic University of America Press, Washington, D.C.

ISBN-13: 9780813220031

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