Christian Cyclopedia

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Term applied by M. Luther to H. Zwingli,* J. Oecolampadius,* and others (cf. St. L. ed., XVII, 2176) who held that in Communion bread and wine are Christ's body and blood only in a “sacramental” (i. e., metaphorical) sense. The term has also been used to denote sacramentalists (see Sacramentalism).

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