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Holy vestments serve in the transubstantiation of wine and bread into blood and body, and in a similar way these secular garments also turn the Met’s medieval collection back into objects of worship.
Dissident movements had already challenged the papacy and the priesthood, transubstantiation, indulgences, relics, and icons.
There was no transubstantiation, no epiphany
But in the Middle Ages, that was not the case. Transubstantiation was believed to have taken place: The host and the wine literally became the flesh and blood of Christ.
Branding, Mr. Trump’s specialty, is the capitalist version of transubstantiation.
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TRANSUBSTANTIATION Defined for English Language Learners
: the belief in some Christian religions that the bread and wine given at Communion become the body and blood of Jesus Christ when they are blessed
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