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Paul and Wittgenstein on the Eucharist as Proclamation

Shaun C. Brown
Associate Minister of Youth
Central Holston Christian Church
Bristol, Tennessee

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In 1 Cor 11:26, Paul argues that the Lord’s Supper proclaims the Lord’s death. This essay will argue that Ludwig Wittgenstein and his understanding of “showing” can help contemporary Christians, and in particular churches in the Stone-Campbell Movement, better understand the ways in which symbols and symbolic practices, like the Eucharist, proclaim the gospel message.

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