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con·sub·stan·ti·a·tion / ˌkänsəbˌstanchēˈāshən/ • n. Christian Theol. the doctrine, esp. in Lutheran belief, that the substance of the bread and wine coexists with the body and blood of Christ in the Eucharist. Compare with transubstantiation.

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consubstantiation

consubstantiation the doctrine, especially in Lutheran belief, that the substance of the bread and wine coexists with the body and blood of Christ in the Eucharist. It was formulated in opposition to the doctrine of transubstantiation.

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Consubstantiation

Consubstantiation. The doctrine according to which the substances both of the body and blood of Christ and of the bread and wine coexist in the eucharistic elements after their consecration.

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consubstantiation

consubstantiation: see Lord's Supper.

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consubstantiation

consubstantiation see TRANSUBSTANTIATION.

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