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Are there Church Fathers who adhered to Consubstantiation? If so, which ones and what are the citations?

I am studying the belief of the Church Fathers regarding the Eucharist. In this study, I have seen that some fathers adopted Transmutation (Orthodox Catholic View) and others Sacramental Union (...
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What is the biblical defense for consubstantiation?

I was studying various views on the Eucharist, and I found the view of Consubstantiation very interesting. I would like to know what arguments are used to defend this position. Consubstantiation ...
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Is consubstantiality and homoousis the same thing?

Is consubstantiality and homoousis the same thing? Or are they different concepts?
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How do Trinitarians respond to passages in the Bible that seem to clearly distinguish between God and Jesus after his ascension?

Dr. Steven Nemes writes in the article The revelation which God gave Jesus, after quoting the opening line of Revelation The revelation of Jesus Christ, which God gave him to show his servants what ...
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Where did substance language enter the Trinity debate?

The Bible does not describe God and His Son in terms of substance. The closest we get is Hebrews 1:3, where the Son is described as the mirror image of the hypostasis of God. At the time, hypostasis ...
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Why wasn't the Logos included in the Nicene Creed?

When the First Ecumenical Council was summoned by Emperor Constantine I at Nicea, in 325 CE, Eusebius of Caesarea came with his local Creed, convinced that it would be accepted, or anyway used as a ...
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According to Catholics (and Mark 7:19) what happens to Jesus' flesh after it is ingested? [duplicate]

According to a commentary by Thomas Aquinas, [pita] bread (and I suppose those extremely leavened (aerated) wafers) become "the indestructible flesh of God, the Son": ...The food that sustains the ...
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What fancy word describing a church's stance on the Eucharist most closely applies to Mormonism?

Do Mormons believe in transubstantiation, or consubstantiation, or the Lutheran "sacramental union", or the Calvinist "mystical presence", or perhaps a more Zwinglian "purely symbolic" approach? Is ...
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Are Lutherans comfortable with worshipping a consecrated host or do they consider it to be idolatry?

Lutherans believe in a real, physical presence of Christ in the Eucharist, similar to Catholics. However they also believe that the bread and wine remain as bread and wine even after consecration. ...
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According to Lutherans, under what conditions (or at what moment) do the consecrated species cease to be the blood and body of Christ?

I understand that Lutherans believe in the real, physical presence of Christ in the Eucharist, but not in such a way that the species cease to be true bread and wine. So you are physically eating God, ...
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What is the difference between Consubstantiation and Impanation?

I think I'm familiar with Consubstantiation. It is the belief that the fundamental "substance" of the body and blood of Christ are present alongside the substance of the bread and wine, which ...
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What is the difference between "person" and "substance"?

According to the answer here: St. Thomas Aquinas explained the preceding definition [of person] in terms that practically constitute a new definition: a substance, complete, subsisting per se, ...
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According to Catholicism, what is wrong with Luther's doctrine of ubiquity?

One of John Calvin's arguments against transubstantiation and consubstantiation was that the body of Christ, as a human body, could not be in more than one place at a time. His view of the Eucharist ...
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