Berengar of Tours

(c. 1010—1088)

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Theologian involved in the 11th-century Eucharistic controversy. Berengar appealed to reason instead of authority, leading him to question teachings concerning the Real Presence. He was condemned by councils and refuted by Lanfranc of Bec and others.


Subjects: Christianity — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

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