The Resource The poisoned chalice : Eucharistic grape juice and common-sense realism in Victorian Methodism, Jennifer L. Woodruff Tait

The poisoned chalice : Eucharistic grape juice and common-sense realism in Victorian Methodism, Jennifer L. Woodruff Tait

Label
The poisoned chalice : Eucharistic grape juice and common-sense realism in Victorian Methodism
Title
The poisoned chalice
Title remainder
Eucharistic grape juice and common-sense realism in Victorian Methodism
Statement of responsibility
Jennifer L. Woodruff Tait
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This work examines the introduction of grape juice into the celebration of Holy Communion in the late 19th century Methodist Episcopal Church and reveals how a 1,800-year-old practice of using fermented communion wine became theologically incomprehensible in a mere forty years. Through study of denominational publications, influential exegetical works, popular fiction and songs, and didactic moral literature, Jennifer Woodruff Tait charts the development of opposing symbolic associations for wine and grape juice. She argues that 19th century Methodists, steeped in Baconian models of science a
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
Dewey number
264/.07036097309034
Index
index present
LC call number
BX8338
LC item number
.T35 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Religion and American culture
Label
The poisoned chalice : Eucharistic grape juice and common-sense realism in Victorian Methodism, Jennifer L. Woodruff Tait
Publication
Note
Based on the author's Ph. D. thesis (Duke University, 2005)
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • What has grape juice to do with common sense?
  • Alcohol and science
  • Alcohol and the overthrow of reason
  • Alcohol, the ideal worker, and the poisoned chalice
  • Alcohol and the truth of the Gospel
  • Common sense and the common cup
  • Juice and cups or wine and chalice? : concluding thoughts on symbolism and minor vices
Control code
ocn774035130
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiii, 189 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780817384906
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b2649016x
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)774035130
  • pebcs0817384901

Library Locations

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