My understanding of the Real Presence according to Orthodoxy is as follows:
First af all Jesus Christ is perfect God and perfect Man. As God is the second Person or hypostasis of trinitarian God, the Logos, that is God's Wisdom, Logic, Reason, Reasoning or Spirit of Son. As perfect Man He gets perfect human Soul and perfect human Body (Flesh and Blood). As every man's body contains (includes) his soul, Jesus Body contains (includes) His Logos and His human Soul. It follows that when somebody eats His Body (Flesh in this case) and Blood, eats (gets) His Logos too. Holy Gifts are, supernaturaly, Jesus Body and Blood, otherwise physically, are bread and wine. How somebody gets Logos in reality? I can only give an example: Somebody (man or woman) offers to another one, some true information values for a christian
, in metaphorical or allegorical language, that is mysteriously. If the other one accepts it, he gets Logos. In this case Holy Spirit speaks through that man or woman and he(she) is, in this case, God's angel or true Priest. By this way somebody gets Logos , by Holy Spirit. When somebody do it in his every day life and then eats (gets) Holy Gifts declares, in front of the God and the Church, true. Otherwise he declares false and Jesus Body and Blood are transformed to (supernatural) fire. catechumen Aug. 27, 2010.
==Christian Eucharist = Jewish Passover? ==