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Bible Encyclopedias

Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature


a side-table, on which the oblations of the people which had been collected by the deacons were placed, and from which the officiating minister selected what was necessary for the celebration of the Eucharist. (See OBLATION). The custom of presenting oblations ceased generally during the 12th and 13th centuries. See Martigny, Dict. des Antiquity Chhrt. s.v.; Walcott, Sac. Archaeology, s.v.; Riddle. Christ. Antiquities. (See CREDENCE-TABLE).

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McClintock, John. Strong, James. Entry for 'Oblationarium'. Cyclopedia of Biblical, Theological and Ecclesiastical Literature. Harper & Brothers. New York. 1870.

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