Paul Pahl

Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Sacred Theology (STM)


Historical Theology

First Advisor

John Constable

Scripture References in this Resource

1 Corinthians 16:22; Malachi 1:10-12; Ephesians 1:7; 1 Corinthians 10:16; Ephesians 5:30; Luke 24:39; John 12:24; John 6:54-57; Luke 7:11-16; Romans 6:3-4; 1 Corinthians 6:15; 1 Corinthians 6:17; 1 Corinthians 12:13; John 15:5; Jeremiah 11:19


A study of the nature of the eucharistic presence of .Christ in the writings of the early Fathers would therefore seem to have considerable practical value and should also help in forming a sound opinion and conclusions about the nature of this evidence.

In the present study it is also intended to examine Luther's views on the matter under discussion especially where they impinge on viewpoints and ideas set forth in the writings of the Fathers under consideration. Wherever possible reference will also be made to the Lutheran Confessions.

It is intended to examine and evaluate the patristic evidence up to and including Cyprian, that is, the study will .cover the so-called ante-Nicene Fathers.

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