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Eucharist
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The term comes from the Greek word eucharistia which means “thanksgiving,” and is used to designate ritualized commun…

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Rouwhorst, Gerard, “Eucharist”, in: Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online, General Editor David G. Hunter, Paul J.J. van Geest, Bert Jan Lietaert Peerbolte. Consulted online on 18 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00001132>
First published online: 2020



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