When you roll just one die, there are six different ways the die can land [six chances]. When two dice are rolled, there are now 36 different and unique ways the dice can come up [36 chances].
This figure is arrived at by multiplying the number of ways the first die can come up (six) by the number of ways the second die can come up (six). 6 x 6 = 36. [courtesy of Ed Collins, edcollins.com]
What if, instead, there is concomitance, the fact of occurring together? With one roll, we could get two three’s. Consider what the Missal says …
The priest separately consecrates the bread and wine, the two species that will become the body and blood. The concomitance, or fact of occurring together, is accomplished by putting a particle of the consecrated bread into the chalice of consecrated wine.
Of course, God is three in one, and, in that sense, we get two three’s because of concomitance, and that is math theology!
When near this blog, be careful how you tread,
For there’s a lot of quicksand in my head.