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A Simple Explanation of the Trinity

The doctrine of the Trinity is a difficult yet crucial doctrine; consequently, Christians have engaged historically in much hard thinking in order to explain and understand this doctrine. 628 more words

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The Trinity Incomprehensible

The audio for this sermon is available on the Christ Church website, or you can read it here.

In 1939, Dorothy Sayers, a novelist, playwright, poet, and Christian humanist, published a pamphlet entitled “Strong Meat.”  The odd title is based on the King James Version of Hebrews 5:14, in which the author admonishes his audience for being ready only for milk and not solid food.  1,371 more words

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Trinitarian Doctrine

So, after a week of my suggesting that you tread lightly on the Doctrine of the Trinity, you’ve decided you are going to preach it anyway?   306 more words

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Confessions of A Part-Time Heretic: How to Mess Up Trinity Sunday

It is an impossible task.  On the Sunday after Pentecost the church is asked to devote an entire service of worship to the topic of the Holy Trinity.  572 more words

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Searching for the Trinity on Trinity Sunday

Every few months, Episcopal priests on Facebook feel the need to get uppity about something.  Recently, we’ve had a newfound interest in Prayer Book revision to get snarky about, but one perennial favorite is the topic of Trinity Sunday.   546 more words

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All Authority

A little over a year ago, I had the chance to give the Theme Presentation at the Gathering of Leaders held in Fairhope, Alabama.  The topic for the 2016 iteration of the GoL Gatherings was “By Whose Authority?   464 more words

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Fred Sanders on the current state of Christians' understanding of the Trinity

In this article, the always-readable and worth-reading Fred Sanders makes some great contributions to the trinity debates that have ramped up in the last 18 months or so. 230 more words