About the author

Ken Mafli

Ken Mafli

is passionate about Theological Anthropology and has been studying the Bible, humanity, and how we relate to God for over 20 years.

Related Articles

2 Comments

  1. 1

    Nanda

    Actually, I think the opposite of the term symobl when it comes to communion. From how I understand it, that Jesus is present in the articles of communion, that actually in some mysterious way the articles are a part of Jesus.If it was a picture of bread and wine on the wall, then it is a symobl. but since we consume something as prescribed by his instruction we are becoming part of the body of Christ.This also aludes to my belief that much of the Christian culture has a mathematical faith, 2+2=4. When in reality there is by nature more we don’t understand than what we do. How is bread and wine Christ, how do we explain that? how can I even say that, am i a heretic? (maybe), but we can talk about it.

    Reply
    1. 1.1
      Ken Mafli

      Ken Mafli

      While some Christian traditions hold that the bread and wine become the body and blood of Christ, I do not think that has to happen for the power of Communion to be felt. To me, Communion is both a symbol and an interaction with the death and resurrection of Christ. It unites us in His body and as a body because we identify with Him in His death. To me, that is the meaning of it…

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

2014 Powered By Wordpress, Goodnews Theme By Momizat Team