Academic journal article Anglican and Episcopal History

That They May Be One? the Episcopal-United Methodist Dialogue

Academic journal article Anglican and Episcopal History

That They May Be One? the Episcopal-United Methodist Dialogue

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That They May Be One? The Episcopal-United Methodist Dialogue. C. Franklin Brookhardt & Gregory V. Palmer, editors. (New York: Seabury, 2014, Pp.115. $16.00.)

This set of eleven short essays by leading Episcopal and United Methodist leaders provides a current snapshot of relations between both denominations following publication of the landmark "A Theological Foundation for Full Communion between The Episcopal Church and The United Methodist Church."

In a survey piece called "A Review of Sacramental and Liturgical Matters," Patrick Malloy discusses Episcopal and Methodist views on the presence of Christ in the Eucharist. This is far from Roman Catholic teaching that bread and wine are actually transformed into Christ's actual body and blood, but that the sacramental act is what happens to the gathered community that partakes of the elements. And once the elements are consecrated, they can never be again treated as ordinary food and drink, but must be consumed or returned to the earth from which they came. With such understanding in place on both sides, an authentic basis for full communion is in place. …

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