This short study of the Eucharist in the New Testament has two parts. The first seeks to uncover the origins of the Eucharist and trace developments in the earliest Eucharistic practice and understanding. The second part investigates the Eucharistic theology of the individual New Testament writers.
Jerome Kodell, OSB, recieved his licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, in 1969. Among his publications are Lamentations, Haggai, Zechariah, Second Zechariah, Malachi, Ibadiah, Joel, and Baruch in the Old Testament Message Series and The Gospel According to Luke, Collegeville Bible Commentary: New Testament Series.