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Wittenberg Concord

Wittenberg Concord, is a religious concordat signed by Reformed and Lutheran theologians and churchmen on May 29, 1536[1][2] as an attempted resolution of their differences with respect to the Real Presence of Christ's body and blood in the Eucharist.[2] It is considered a foundational document for Lutheranism[3] but was later rejected by the Reformed.

The Reformed signers included Real Presence of Christ's body and blood in the Eucharist as the Sacramental Union and maintained the real eating of the body and blood of Christ by "unworthy communicants" (manducatio indignorum).

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  1. ^ Raitt, Jill (June 1983), "The Emperor and the Exiles: The Clash of Religion and Politics in the Late Sixteenth Century", Church History (Cambridge University Press) 52 (2): 145–156,  
  2. ^ a b McNeill, John (July 1928), "Calvin's Efforts toward the Consolidation of Protestantism", The Journal of Religion (The University of Chicago Press) 8 (3): 411–433,  
  3. ^ Russell, William (September 1995), "The Theological "Magna Charta" of Confessional Lutheranism", Church History (Cambridge University Press) 64 (3): 389–398,  
  4. ^ a b c McNeill, John (December 1963), "Calvin as an Ecumenical Churchman", Church History (Cambridge University Press) 32 (4): 379–391,  
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