The Lord’s Supper In The Early Church

Source: The Complete Library of Christian Worship, Robert E. Webber, General Editor

The early church established the patterns for the theology and practice of the Lord's Supper that have largely been recovered in our century. Many of the recent developments in the renewal of worship can be understood by examining the early history of the Lord's Supper.

Although Christian eucharistic practice was clearly well established during the first three centuries, written documentation is sparse since liturgical patterns were taught orally and were written down only when circumstances...


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