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Published: 20 May 1999

328 Pages


ISBN: 9780198269724

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Ascetic Eucharists

Food and Drink in Early Christian Ritual Meals

Andrew McGowan

Clarendon Press

Oxford Early Christian Studies

Some early Christians used water, not wine, in the cup of their Eucharist, and avoided eating meat. This kind of avoidance, more common than ...