The Roman church teaches that reception of the Body and Blood of Jesus Christ is reserved only for those who have membership in the Roman faith. By examining the actions and parables of Jesus, this essay questions whether or not Jesus seems to have demonstrated an alternative purpose for his eucharistic meals.
Rodriguez, Mark Anthony. 2015. Revisiting the Roman Church's Table Practice. Obsculta 8, (1) : 227-238. http://digitalcommons.csbsju.edu/obsculta/vol8/iss1/21.