Anamnesis and the Eucharist (Ashgate New Critical Thinking by Julie Gittoes

By Julie Gittoes

Enticing with modern Anglican theology of the Eucharist during the thought of anamnesis, this booklet seeks to complement the Church's realizing of transformation and project. Eucharistic theology unearths its position in the middle of a lot modern Anglican theology yet little cognizance has been given to the interrelationship among challenge and the Eucharist. Julie Gittoes engages with the paintings of David Ford, Rowan Williams and Catherine Pickstock who proportion a typical hindrance to interact with the way the Eucharist shapes the lifetime of the worshipping group because the physique of Christ.Focusing at the idea of anamnesis (remembrance or memorial), Gittoes highlights a language of connection within the method within which anamnesis describes the mixing of historic, sacramental and ecclesial embodiments of Christ. "The Eucharist" appears again to the saving occasions of Christ's lifestyles, loss of life and resurrection; via it the Church is nourished with the physique of Christ; partaking in it anticipates the eschatological fulfilment of the dominion. This publication explores the relationship among the resource occasion of the Church's lifestyles and the transformative stumble upon with Christ within the Eucharist, the consequences of that are visible in social/ethical/political motion and the Church's challenge.

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Welker, What Happens, p. 128. Welker, What Happens, p. 128. Welker, What Happens, p. 129. Welker, What Happens, p. 129. Welker, What Happens, pp. 129–30. Welker, What Happens, p. 130. Anamnesis and the Eucharist 26 by which Christ calls people into his presence and confronts them with the salvation event of the past in their present along with the promise of it for the future. Welker suggests a potential basis from which a new liturgical communion of ecumenical churches can grow within the remembrance of Christ.

It is glimpsed as men and women encounter Christ in bread and wine in obedience to his command, and as they in turn live and act as the body of Christ in and for the world. Anamnesis and Musical Repetition In Theology, Music and Time Jeremy Begbie explores the Eucharist through the insights gained from an understanding of the function of repetition in music. His musical insights illuminate our understanding of the Church’s sacramental life. He reveals the importance of repetition and memory in such a way as to bring to the fore its dynamic and creative potential.

26 Hooker, The Works vol. 2, pp. 83–4. S Marshall, Hooker, pp. 156, 159. 40 Anamnesis and the Eucharist Hooker argued that Baptism initiates the believer into the Christian life and participation in the Eucharist sustains it. He writes that the sacraments do indeed give what they promise, and are what they signify: For we take not baptism nor the eucharist for bare resemblances or memorials of things absent, neither for naked signs ... 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.

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