Many of the Reformers (by my reading of them) condemned the notion of real presence (and transubstantiation) because they interpreted it as a fleshy and physical presence (what you call crass and I might call immoderate realist).
That view is upheld by LA Times columnist Michael Hiltzik, who asks what he calls the crass question - "What is Apple Inc's plan if CEO Steve Jobs dies?"
Liefeld engaging in crass commercialism and embracing gimmicks?
It has been an exercise in crass populism and political stupidity almost without equal in the Telegraph.
Solutions that seem pompous and crass from the Conservative think tank.