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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: 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
Subjects: D - Liturgy
C - Systematic Theology
C - Church History
College/Association with University of Divinity: UFT-TCTS: United Faculty of Theology - Trinity College Theological School
Depositing User: Users 2 not found.
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 03:08
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2015 01:42
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/80

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