Catholicism and Catholicity: Eucharistic Communities in Historical and Contemporary Perspectives
December 1999, Wiley-Blackwell
Transsubstantiation after Wittgenstein. (Fergus Kerr).
The Eucharist as Language. (Herbert McCabe O. P.).
The Darkness of God and the Light of Christ: Negative Theology and the Light of Christ. (Denys Turner).
The Risk of Signs: Thomas Aquinas and the Eucharist. (Catharine Pickstock).
The World in a Wafer: A Geography of Globalization. (William T. Cavanaugh).
Whose Eucharist? Eucharistic Identity as Historical Subject. (Miri Rubin).
The Eucharist: Its Continuity with the Bread Sacrifice of Leviticus. (Mary Douglas).
Spirit in the Bread, Fire in the Wine: the Eucharist as 'Living Medicine' in the Thought of Ephraem the Syrian. (Sidney Griffith).
The Stripping of the Words: Conflict over the Eucharist in the Episcopal Church. (David Martin).
Afterword. (Eamon Duffy).
L.Gregory Jones is Dean of the Divinity School and Professor of Theology at Duke University.
James J. Buckley is Professor and Chair, Department of Theology, Loyola College in Maryland.
* Contains contributions by some of the deepest thinkers in Catholic theology and contemporary philosophy.
* Emphasises what is at stake in some of the controversies around liturgical language and practice.