The “real presence” of Christ in the Supper has been a long discussion in the Church. The early Church would affirm that Christ was present in the Eucharist but later would debate specifically what they would mean and more importantly how that was possible. In the 9th century (844) Paschasius Radbertus wrote a treaty for … Continue reading How is Christ “present” in the Lord’s Supper?
In reading the book Heavenly Participation: The Weaving of a Sacramental Tapestry Boersma writes "Thus the church's sacraments are simply the beginning of the cosmic restoration. The entire cosmos is meant to serve as a sacrament: a material gift from God in and through which we enter into the joy of his heavenly presence." Boersma has basically … Continue reading Is everything sacramental?