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The name given by M. Luther to those theologians who maintained that the Bread and Wine of the Eucharist were the Body and Blood of Christ only in a ‘sacramental’, i.e. metaphorical, sense. The word came to be applied to all who denied the Real Presence of Christ in the Eucharist.

Subjects: Early Modern History (1500 to 1700) — Christianity.

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