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

By Julie Gittoes

Attractive with modern Anglican theology of the Eucharist during the proposal of anamnesis, this publication seeks to counterpoint the Church's knowing of transformation and challenge. Eucharistic theology reveals its position in the course of a lot modern Anglican theology yet little recognition has been given to the interrelationship among project and the Eucharist. Julie Gittoes engages with the paintings of David Ford, Rowan Williams and Catherine Pickstock who percentage a standard difficulty to have interaction with the best way the Eucharist shapes the lifetime of the worshipping group because the physique of Christ.Focusing at the inspiration of anamnesis (remembrance or memorial), Gittoes highlights a language of connection within the approach during which anamnesis describes the mixing of ancient, sacramental and ecclesial embodiments of Christ. "The Eucharist" appears to be like 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 publication explores the relationship among the resource occasion of the Church's lifestyles and the transformative come upon with Christ within the Eucharist, the consequences of that are visible in social/ethical/political motion and the Church's venture.

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Welker, What Happens in Holy Communion (London: SPCK, 2000), p. 126. Welker, What Happens, p. 127. Welker, What Happens, p. 127. Welker, What Happens, p. 127. Welker, What Happens, p. 128. Welker, What Happens, p. 128. The Anamnesis Debate 25 against transformation; this is the ‘cold’ form of cultural memory. However, memory can also become ‘hot’, enabling communities to convert the remembered ‘historical process of becoming ... 76 Welker contends that these dynamising and stabilising qualities are not mutually exclusive.

ARCIC The Gift, p. 18. ARCIC The Gift, pp. 19–20. ARCIC The Gift, p. 21. ARCIC The Gift, p. 21. ARCIC The Gift, p. 22. 53 Those who exercise the ministry of episcope watch over the Church’s living memory. 56 The second report we must consider is Believing in the Church, which is made up of eight individual essays, which address different aspects of the corporate nature of faith. The contributors draw on resources from within the Church’s liturgy, as well as examining the way in which memory functions to sustain social networks more generally.

The sacrifice of faith and hope ... 16 Although he places Calvary at the centre of his eucharistic theology, it cannot be seen in isolation from Christ’s entire life, nor is it cut off from the Church’s worship. Grace is conferred in the Eucharist, creating and sustaining the body of Christ. 17 From within the tradition of nineteenth century evangelical theology, Frederick Meyrick (1827–1906) illustrates the connections between remembrance and sacrifice, which, when combined with feeding, incorporation and pledge, allow us to approach the mystery of the sacrament.

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