Body of Christ

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1 The human body which Christ took of the BVM and which, according to Christian theology, was changed but not abandoned at the Resurrection;

2 the Church;

3 the consecrated Bread at the Eucharist; and

4 in its Latin form, ‘Corpus Christi’, the feast commemorating the institution of the Eucharist; also used as a designation of churches and colleges dedicated in honour of the Eucharist.

Subjects: Biblical Studies.

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