Last year, I read Michael Reeves’ wonderful little book Delighting in the Trinity. In it, he spends just a few pages showing how the Trinity, particularly the love between the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, shapes our doctrine of God, including the attributes of God like Holiness, Wrath, and Glory. 1,307 more words
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One of the main principles the Church Fathers used to establish the doctrine of the Trinity was to recognize that a unity of activities or “operations” between the persons meant a unity of being and identity. 935 more words
“Perichoresis” or, in Latin, circumincessio, has been a fairly traditional term in trinitarian theology since at least the time of John of Damascus. Before he applied it to the trinitarian issue, it was used to speak of the mutual interpenetration of the human and divine natures of Christ in the incarnation. 1,356 more words
I hope to get this paper published eventually, but I have told enough people about it justify at least post it as a draft.
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I had three reasons for picking up The Divine Dance: The Trinity and Your Transformation. First, it is about the Trinity and how belief in the triune Godhead is a game changer. 1,104 more words
Being a serious glutton for all things knowable, I once took a seminary class on the history of the doctrine of the Trinity. It was hours and hours of the immanent Trinity versus the economic Trinity, and what this or that theologian thinks and why the others think he or she is wrong. 1,005 more words