It can be assumed that cannibalism, but in a completely different form (it can be called psychological), and adopted Christianity. Thus, at the Last Supper Christ instituted the sacrament of the Eucharist, or communion, as a means of grace of unity of the faithful with Christ - the communion of His body and blood as the true Lamb. During supper, "Jesus took bread, and blessed, and brake, and gave to the disciples, and said, Take, eat; this is my body. And he took the cup, and gave thanks, and gave to them, saying, Drink ye all of it; For this is my blood of the new testament, which is shed for many for the remission of sins "(Matthew 26: 26-28.). Of course, the communion of His body and blood, in spite of all the differences in the understanding of the Eucharist in different branches of Christianity, always has a symbolic character.