Last Supper


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Last Supper

1. The last meal that Jesus shared with his disciples before his crucifixion, which some Christians believe instituted the sacrament of the Eucharist. In this usage, the phrase is usually capitalized We celebrate the Last Supper by going to Mass on Holy Thursday.
2. The last meal before something significant. A: "Thanks for coming to my last supper." B: "Oh, stop! I'm sure your surgery tomorrow will go fine." I can't believe this is my last supper as a single guy!
See also: last, supper
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By abstracting the Eucharist from the context of Passover and Exodus, we have left behind the politics of liberation and community formation that were central to the Last Supper. Further, by ignoring the Jewishness of the eucharistic body, we have dissociated the practice from God's election and covenant with the flesh of Israel.
This tradition later developed, as first seen in the eucharistic prayer found in the Apostolic Tradition, into the now familiar shape that includes an institution narrative (of the Last Supper), a memorial of God's saving deeds in Christ (anamnesis), and an invocation of the Holy Spirit (epiclesis).
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The Last Supper is depicted in the Gospels as the final meal Jesus shared with his 12 apostles before he was crucified.
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The mix-up, Humphreys concludes in his new book, The Mystery of the Last Supper, may be because Jesus and Gospel writers Matthew, Mark and Luke used one calendar, but the evangelist John used another.
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