“Never could learn to drink that blood, and call it wine,” Bob Dylan sings on his much-maligned 1986 album Empire Burlesque. While the protean Nobel laureate has been many things in his remarkable 80 years, exponent of sound Catholic sacramental theology isn’t usually counted as one of them.
The Real Presence: What British Catholics believe about the Eucharist
Get Instant Access
Register for free to read this article in full
Subscribe for unlimited access
From just £30 quarterly
Complete access to all Tablet website content including all premium content.
The full weekly edition in print and digital including our 179 years archive.
PDF version to view on iPad, iPhone or computer.
Already a subscriber? Login