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Imagine for a moment that Bread is a person with a soul.

Transubstantiation would be like removing Bread’s soul and replacing it with Jesus’s soul. The body still looks like Bread, sounds like Bread, smells like Bread (take a bath!), but the substance, the person inside that body is Jesus, and so who we see as Bread happens to say things like Jesus (in Bread’s voice) and do things like Jesus (in Bread’s body).

Consubstantiation would be like cramming Jesus’s soul inside the body with Bread’s soul.

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