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Eucharistica: Meditations and Prayers on the Most Holy Eucharist

Overview

Eucharistica: Meditations and Prayers on the Most Holy Eucharist offers a compilation of writings on the Eucharist, written by 22 Divines of the Church of England in the fifteenth through the seventeenth centuries, with an introduction by Samuel Wilberforce, a nineteenth-century bishop. Wilberforce expounds upon the importance of the Eucharist to spiritual life, expressing concern over those who do not participate in communion. A brief biography of the 22 contributors is also included.

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Key Features

  • Thoughts on the Eucharist spanning 500 years
  • Meditations and prayers for before, during, and after communion
  • Biographical sketches of 22 Divines of the Church of England

Contents

  • Meditations Preparatory to the Holy Communion
  • Prayers Before Receiving the Holy Communion
  • The Order of the Administration of the Lord’s Supper, or Holy Communion
  • Prayers after Communion
  • Meditations after Communion
  • Meditations on Select Passages of Holy Scripture
  • A Prayer to be Used When One Cannot Publicly Communicate
  • Select Passages on the Doctrine of the Holy Eucharist
  • Prayers for the Holy Communion, A Litany; or Prayers Upon the Life and Death of Our Savior Jesus Christ

Product Details

  • Title: Eucharistica: Meditations and Prayers on the Most Holy Eucharist
  • Author: Samuel Wilberforce
  • Publisher: James Burns
  • Publication Date: 1839
  • Pages: 224

About Samuel Wilberforce

Samuel Wilberforce (1805–1873) was a bishop in the Church of England who is most famous for his part in the debate against Charles Darwin’s theory of evolution. He was lord bishop of Oxford, bishop of Winchester, and a fellow of the Royal Society. Among other works, he wrote Heroes of Hebrew History, numerous volumes of sermons, and contributed to Good Words.