Brian Douglas

Brian Douglas A Companion to Anglican Eucharistic Theology (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012): volume 1, The Reformation to the 19th Century , ix + 679 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-21930-4 (hbk). Є257.00; volume 2, The 20th Century to the Present , viii + 791 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-22126-0 (hbk). Є282.00. A Companion to Anglican Eucharistic Theology is a mammoth work in two fat volumes – in size and scope at least, an amazing achievement. It consists mainly of case studies of a vast array of Anglican (mostly Church of England) writers on the Eucharist, from the Reformation to the present day. The case studies are framed in each volume by a methodological introduction and a conclusion (‘Ramifications’). A philosophical analysis is applied to each case study. The conceptual tool that is used to evaluate the various writers is the concept of realism versus nominalism (that is to say, the age-old question of whether ultimate reality is to be looked for in universals or in particulars); some gradations of these notions (‘moderate’ or ‘immoderate’ realism or nominalism) are deployed. A particular eucharistic theology is said to be realist if there is a close identification of the presence of Christ with the eucharistic elements and if http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Ecclesiology Brill

Brian Douglas

Ecclesiology, Volume 10 (1): 136 – Jan 1, 2014

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Brill
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© 2014 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
Subject
Book Reviews
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1744-1366
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1745-5316
D.O.I.
10.1163/17455316-00903026
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A Companion to Anglican Eucharistic Theology (Leiden; Boston: Brill, 2012): volume 1, The Reformation to the 19th Century , ix + 679 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-21930-4 (hbk). Є257.00; volume 2, The 20th Century to the Present , viii + 791 pp. ISBN 978-90-04-22126-0 (hbk). Є282.00. A Companion to Anglican Eucharistic Theology is a mammoth work in two fat volumes – in size and scope at least, an amazing achievement. It consists mainly of case studies of a vast array of Anglican (mostly Church of England) writers on the Eucharist, from the Reformation to the present day. The case studies are framed in each volume by a methodological introduction and a conclusion (‘Ramifications’). A philosophical analysis is applied to each case study. The conceptual tool that is used to evaluate the various writers is the concept of realism versus nominalism (that is to say, the age-old question of whether ultimate reality is to be looked for in universals or in particulars); some gradations of these notions (‘moderate’ or ‘immoderate’ realism or nominalism) are deployed. A particular eucharistic theology is said to be realist if there is a close identification of the presence of Christ with the eucharistic elements and if

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