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Constant Communion

Gribben, Robert W. (2018) Constant Communion. Journal of Wesleyan Thought, 1 (1). pp. 1-10. ISSN 2209-8291

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This article outlines John Wesley’s approach to the Lord’s Supper, including his high view of the sacrament and his practice of frequent Communion. It examines Wesley’s concept of the Eucharist as a converting ordinance and asserts that it presupposed a reverent and penitential approach to the table. A reintroduction of frequent Communion to the contemporary church will require re-education of both clergy and laity and the teaching of liturgical studies in the theological curriculum.

Item Type: Published Articles
Repository Version: Author's Final Manuscript
Keywords: Constant Communion, John Wesley
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
Subjects: D - Missiology
College/Association with University of Divinity: Pilgrim Theological College
Depositing User: Dr Suman Kashyap
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2019 02:29
Last Modified: 25 Mar 2019 02:29
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/3465

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