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Transubstantiation

This extract from the famous Tract XC, published in 1840, shows Newman wrestling with the doctrine of Transubstantiation, which he clearly believes, but which he has trouble reconciling with Article XXVII of the Anglican XXXIX Articles. His attempts scandalised his own bishop and many Anglicans; it marked the real end of the road for Newman as an Anglican, although it would be five years before he crossed the Tiber

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