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The Doctrine of the Trinity

Martin Downes

The Doctrine of the Trinity

God in Three Persons

by Martin Downes

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Published by Sussex Academic Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christian theology,
  • Nature & existence of God,
  • Christian Theology - General,
  • Religion - Theology,
  • Religion

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages192
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12261166M
    ISBN 101902210050
    ISBN 109781902210056
    OCLC/WorldCa228290903

    The Trinity is the term employed to signify the central doctrine of the Christian religion — the truth that in the unity of the Godhead there are Three Persons, the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit, these Three Persons being truly distinct one from another. Thus, in the words of the Athanasian Creed: "the Father is God, the Son is God. doctrine of the Trinity. Nonetheless, it is critical to state at the outset that the truth-fulness of trinitarian doctrine rests, finally and fully, on the authority of biblical truth. The following chart provides a non-exhaustive sampling of the evidence from Scrip-ture: A Survey File Size: KB.

    “The Christian Bible, including the New Testament, has no trinitarian statements or speculations concerning a trinitary deity.” —Encyclopædia Britannica. “The doctrine of the trinity is not a product of the earliest Christian period, and we do not find it carefully expressed before the end of the second century.” —Library of Early Christianity— Gods and the One God. The idea of God in the Book of Mormon closely resembles the traditional Christian doctrine of the Trinity. In 1 Nephi in the edition of the Book of Mormon (p. 25), Mary is referred to as the “mother of God”. In the edition, Joseph Smith changed that into “the mother of the Son of God” (Book of Mormon , p. 20).

    In his book, Servetus affirms the sole authority of the Bible in doctrinal matters and denies that it contains either the doctrine of the Trinity or its terminology. He lodges a scathing rebuke against the Church, asserting that its inclusion of the doctrine of the Trinity in Church creeds reveals that they are mere inventions of Size: KB. Doctrine | Theology Sort by: Sort by Featured Items Newest Items Bestselling Alphabetical: A to Z Alphabetical: Z to A Avg. Customer Review Price: Low to High Price: High to Low Select Category.


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The Doctrine of the Trinity by John Gill (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The digit and digit formats both work. 5/5(1). Book Overview Number of readings: 2 For most Christians the Mystery of the Blessed Trinity remains just that, a mystery.

This book presents to the reader a logical and compelling argument that the scriptures have been used to manufacture and support such a mystery and that from a correct sola scriptura point of view, the doctrine, and consequently the mystery, ceases to exist.4/4(48). Father, Son, and Holy Spirit: The Biblical Doctrine of the Trinity We can properly understand the Holy Spirit only by understanding how he relates to the Father and the Son.

The New Testament reveals that the Holy Spirit (also called the Spirit, the Spirit of truth, and so on) is a divine person, distinct from the Father and the Son, yet. The origin of the doctrine of the Trinity is the Bible, although the word Trinity is not used in the Bible.

As all orthodox Christians agree, the doctrine of the Trinity holds that God is one essence but three Persons; God has one nature, but three centers of. Trinity, in Christian doctrine, the unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one Godhead. The doctrine of the Trinity is considered to be one of the central Christian affirmations about God.

It is rooted in the fact that God came to meet Christians in a threefold figure: (1) as Creator, Lord of the history of salvation, Father, and Judge, as revealed in the Old Testament; (2. The premier volume in an exciting new series of guides to the core beliefs of the Christian faith, The Trinity provides beginning theology readers with a basic knowledge of the doctrine of God's triune e, nontechnical, and up-to-date, the book offers a detailed historical and theological description of the doctrine of the Trinity, tracing its development from the first days of 4/5(3).

This unusual chain of events is why theology professors Anthony and Richard Hanson would summarize the story in their book Reasonable Belief: A Survey of the Christian Faith by noting that the adoption of the Trinity doctrine came as a result of “a process of theological exploration which lasted at least three hundred years.

The Doctrine of the Trinity is a massive study, so this small-scale effort will tackle the Doctrine of the Trinity in the Old Testament.

The Doctrine of the Trinity in Genesis Genesis 1. In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth. 2 The earth was without form, and void; and darkness was on the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God. What is the doctrine of the Trinity. It should be noted that the word Trinity is never given in the Bible; it was originally used by the church father Tertullian (ad –).” 1 “The word trinity means ‘tri-unity’ or ‘three-in-oneness.’It is used to summarize the teaching of Scripture that God is three persons yet one God.” 2 Essentially, the doctrine of the Trinity teaches.

It is taught that God the Father is supreme, while God the Son is Supreme in authority, but this separation would still represent two Gods. The three-person clause that is built into this doctrine of the trinity is a nonsensical theory that defies true Spiritual discernment.

Col Even the mystery which hath been hid from ages and from generations, but now is made manifest to his saints. The word "Trinity" is a term used to denote the Christian doctrine that God exists as a unity of three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Each of the persons is distinct from the other, yet identical in essence.

In other words, each is fully divine in nature, but each is. Book Review: The Rise and Fall of the Complementarian Doctrine of the Trinity Book-Review-Rise-and-Fall-PPpdf The terms “page turner” and “doctrine of the Trinity” would not often be found in the same sentence, but they are appropriate in the case of.

The term "Trinity" is not a Biblical term, and we are not using Biblical language when we define what is expressed by it as the doctrine that there is one only and true God, but in the unity of the Godhead there are three coeternal and coequal Persons.

The Doctrine of the Trinity. Stephen R. Holmes, The Quest for the Trinity. Holmes’s book is probably as concise an introduction to the historical and theological issues surrounding the doctrine of the Trinity available.

It is a good place to begin one’s study. Primary SourcesAuthor: Keith Mathison. The doctrine of the Trinity has been a divisive issue throughout the entire history of the Christian church. While the core aspects of the Trinity are clearly presented in God’s Word, some of the side issues are not as explicitly clear.

The Father is God, the Son is God, and the Holy Spirit is God—but there is only one God. “Brief Declaration and Vindication of the Doctrine of the Trinity,” etc.

It was published in ; and the author of the anonymous memoir of Owen, prefixed to an edition of his Sermons ininforms us “This small piece has met with such an universal acceptance by File Size: KB.

Kevin Giles charts the rise and fall of the complementarian doctrine of the Trinity in his book of that title. Giles is an Australian Anglican minister who has argued against the eternal functional subordination of the Son — the name complementarians gave their Trinitarian doctrine — since the publication of his book, The Trinity and.

The word "trinity" is a term used to denote the Christian doctrine that God exists as a unity of three distinct persons: Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Each of the persons is distinct from the other yet identical in essence.

In other words, each is fully divine in nature, but each is. The Doctrine of the Trinity book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This important work is a detailed biblical investigation 4/5. The Pagan Origins of the Trinity Doctrine. Book 5, Ch. 22) So the trinity doctrine and Sunday worship both came from sun and Satan worship that grew in power from the Catholic Church that came from the bishops of Rome and Alexandria.

Two pagan practices with the same origin!. Trinity is a long book that flies by. Action, love, suspense and characters you'll care about long after you finish the book. The summer that Conor and Seamus spent at the Booley House is one of the most idyllic sections of any book I know; especially as it I loved the Leon Uris of Battle Cry, Exodus, and QBVII/5.doctrine of the Trinity says that the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit share the same being or essence, and this is where the human example of the three patriarchs and the divine nature must part company.

So the human analogy fails to describe the Trinity and would in fact confuse this doctrine if we took the example seriously.Jehovah’s Witnesses teach that the Trinity is an apostate doctrine borrowed or adapted from pagan religious beliefs in triads of gods.

However, the doctrine of the Trinity owed nothing to pagan triads of deities and was formulated by Christians on the basis of the teachings of Scripture.