Brill Encyclopedia of Early Christianity Online

Get access

Eucharist
(6,809 words)

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

Cite this page
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 27 June 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-7993_EECO_SIM_00001132>
First published online: 2018



▲   Back to top   ▲