Eucharistic sacrifice and patristic tradition in the theology of Martin Bucer, 1534-1546
"In its examination of this most fraught of Reformation debates, the book sheds light not only on Bucer's use of the Eucharistic tradition but also on his ecumenical theology and aspirations for the restoration of religious unity in Germany and Europe."--Jacket
Print Book, English, 2005
Brill, Leiden, 2005
xv, 315 pages ; 25 cm.
AcknowledgementsKey to Abbreviations1. Introduction2. The Place of Tradition in the Debate on the Sacrifice of the Mass3. The Early Debate on the Sacrifice of the Mass4. The Reformers’ Use of Patristic Testimony in the Debate on the Mass5. Bucer’s Early Writing on the Mass (1523–1531)6. Bucer’s Preparations for a Council (1534–1540)7. Catholic Irenic Writing on the Sacrifice of the Mass (1530–1540)8. The Colloquies and the Mass (1539–1541)9. The Aftermath of the First Colloquy of Regensburg (1541–1546)10. Eucharistic Sacrifice in Constans Defensio (1543) and De Vera et Falsa Caenae Dominicae Administratione (1546)11. ConclusionBibliographyIndex