The Lord's Supper
by Jean-Jaques Von Allmen
116 pages

Find it: Sacraments, 265 Von

Newly republished, this book is Swiss Reformed theologian Von Allmen’s essay on the central sacrament of the Christian faith. He examines the Lord's Supper from within the Reformed Tradition, unpacking the the truths enshrined within the sacrament, seeing the act as not only a "sign," "symbol" or "memorial," but as the real presence of Christ among his people.

Professor Jean-Jacques von Allmen is Professor of Practical Theology in the University of Neuchâtel, and was formerly Pastor of the Reformed Church in Lucerne. Born in 1917 in Lausanne, and educated at Bale and Neuchâtel, and ordained in 1941, Professor von Allmen has directed his studies towards the life of the church as seen in its use of the Scriptures and of Preaching.