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Voltaire and the eucharist

SVEC
Vol. No.
Vol. No.: 

198

Author: 
W. H. Trapnell
Publication Date
Publication Date: 
1981
ISBN
ISBN: 
978-0-7294-0264-4
Pages
Pages: 
219
Price Sterling (£): 
55

About the Book

About the Book: 


Abbreviations

Introduction

1. The eucharist

Exodus

The New Testament

Fathers

Ambrose

Augustine

Paschase

Ratramn

Berengar

Lanfranc

Guitmund

Thomas

Wyclif

Luther

Trent

The seventeenth century

The Calvinists

Descartes

Frequent communion

The refusal of last rites

Eucharistic dogma

2. Voltaire and the eucharist

The earliest satire

The rites controversy

Colmar

Essai sur les mœurs

The late fifties and early sixties

The Easter communion of 1768

Easter in 1769

The publications of 1768 and 1769

Last writings

Voltaire's interest in the eucharist

Works cited

Index

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