The Last Supper in the Early Church

Ruth Anne Reese

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In the Lord’s Supper, or communion, the people of God ascend to heaven, and heaven comes down to earth, as the Holy Spirit eucharizes the bread and wine so that we receive Christ. In Holy Communion, heaven and earth meet. But before we stylized the sacrament to make it expedient for large worship gatherings, the early church had some very distinct practices surrounding the experience.

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