Consisting of out-of-print essays, and hard-to-access readings in biblical studies, Patristics, historical theology, and history of doctrine, Primary Readings on the Eucharist is an ideal text for courses on the Eucharist, as well as for professors, scholars, seminary students, and graduate students. In one convenient volume, this book combines Scripture, theology, and ritual elements to create a valuable resource.
Essays and contributors are: "Israel's Theology of Memory" by Brevard S. Childs; "Toward a Theology of the Christian Feast" by Robert F. Taft, S.J.; "The Development of the Private Mass" by Cyrille Vogel, William G. Storey, and Niels Krogh Rasmussen; "The Process of Independence of the Eucharist" by G.J.C. Snoek; "The Dogma of the Council of Trent on Transubstantiaion: Its Development and the Categories in Which It Is Expressed" by Edward Schillebeeckx, O.P.; "Cranmer and the Angelican Eucharist"; by Louis Bouger; "The Roman Canon: The Theological Significance of its Structure and Syntax" by Dominic E. Serra; "Receiving Communion–A Forgotten Symbol" by Robert F. Taft, S.J.; "Communion and Intercommunion" by Kallistos Ware; and "Eucharist and Catholicity" by John Zizioulas.