Body of Christ

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

body + of + Christ

Proper noun[edit]

Body of Christ

  1. (literally) The corpse or resurrected body of Jesus Christ.
  2. (by extension) The consecrated bread of the eucharist, considered to be the flesh of Jesus Christ.
  3. (figuratively) All believers in Jesus Christ as a group; the Church.

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