- Jun 26, 2008
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- Illinois, US
You are arguing against the Catholic teaching and defending the Eastern Orthodox stance. What's weird about this? YOU'RE CATHOLIC.Apotheoun said:Ah, so it does describe the mechanism (for lack of a better word) of the change in the Eucharist. In other words, it is an attempt to pry into the mystery and define it. You have now made it obvious why Orthodox reject the term, and see Rome's attempt to make it a dogma problematic.Samn! said:Huh? No. Transubstantiation is a technical term for the exact type of change which occurs when the bread and wine become body and blood, which is not a synonym for 'Eucharist'.In other words, you could say: The Eucharist is transubstantiation;
This discussion of different types of change is no different from the interminably long an Aristotelian-inspired discussions of the different types of mixture within the context of the Christological controversies....