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Rethinking Agape and Eucharist in Early North African Christianity

McGowan, Andrew B. (2004) Rethinking Agape and Eucharist in Early North African Christianity. Studia Liturgica, 34. pp. 165-176. ISSN 0039-3207

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    Using the writings of Tertullian and Cyuprian, this article explores the social and theological evolution of the eucharist from its original setting as part of a communal feast, to becoming a separate liturgical event in its own right.

    Item Type: Published Articles
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): Eucharist, meals, Early African Christianity, love, community fellowship, Tertullian, Cyprian
    Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
    Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): D - Liturgy
    C - Systematic Theology
    C - Church History
    Association with University of Divinity: UFT-TCTS: United Faculty of Theology - Trinity College Theological School
    Depositing User: Cate Headey
    Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 13:08
    Last Modified: 01 Jun 2015 11:42
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/80

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