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A defence of the doctrines of the Holy Trinity and incarnation placed in their due light

A defence of the doctrines of the Holy Trinity and incarnation placed in their due light

in answer to a letter, written to the clergy of both universities

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Published by s.n in [London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trinity,
  • Socinianism -- Controversial literature,
  • Theology, Doctrinal

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesEarly English books, 1641-1700 -- 1610:41
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination8 p
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15043220M

    Boris Bobrinskoy, The Mystery of the Trinity: Trinitarian Experience and Vision in the Biblical and Patristic Press, Pbk. ISBN: pp Gerald Bray, "The Doctrine of the Trinity in Augustine's De Civitate Dei," European Journal of Theology (): pdf [Reproduced by permission of the current copyright holder]. Since the Enlightenment, which largely dismissed the doctrine of the Trinity as speculative theology, an abundance of works recently have explicated the triune personhood of God. Some observers have called this eruption of publishing regarding the doctrine of the Trinity a revival or retrieval, a good and necessary reaction to the dismissal of Trinitarian thought [ ].

      Excerpted from the book THE BIBLE VERSION QUESTION-ANSWER DATABASE available at See end of report for details. _____ 1 John 5: in the King James Bible reads: “For there are three that bear record in heaven, THE FATHER, THE WORD, AND THE HOLY GHOST: AND THESE THREE ARE ONE. AND THERE ARE THREE THAT BEAR WITNESS IN . The explanation of the trinity by Trinitarians is extremely confusing. Trinitarians teach that there are three persons, but one essence – all equal. The most distinctive doctrine of the trinity is that of the personality and deity of the Holy Spirit. The term ‘trinity’ is not a Bible term; it is a man-made term.

    The Doctrine of the Trinity Submitted to Professor Gifford In Partial Fullfillment of TH Systematic Theology I By Emily Ephraim The doctrine of the Trinity means that there is one God who eternally exists as three distinct Persons--the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. . THE TRINITY. Christian Doctrines 1. The Trinity is the Mystery of Mysteries. The doctrine of the Trinity is the greatest mystery in the Bible. It is revealed, but not fully revealed. Nor will it ever be fully comprehended by Man even in Heaven. It is vastly deep and high, and inspires holy awe in those who approach it rightly.


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A defence of the doctrines of the Holy Trinity and incarnation placed in their due light Download PDF EPUB FB2

A defence of the doctrines of the Holy Trinity and incarnation placed in their due light: in answer to a letter, written to the clergy of both universities. Finding a Biblical Christology Within a Trinitarian Monotheism. Tertullian (c. AD) is officially given credit for coining the term “Trinity” to refer to the triune nature of the Godhead (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit).

The term itself is nowhere used in the Biblical text, but the majority of Christian traditions have accepted “Trinity” as a sufficient way of describing the three. Succinctly, then, the doctrine of the Trinity may be defined thusly: Within the one being or essence that is God, there exists three co-equal and co-divine distinct persons — namely the Father, Son and Holy Spirit — who share that essence fully and completely.

Defending the Trinity. By James M. Rochford. The word “Trinity” is not used in the Bible, but the concept is certainly present throughout Scripture.

The term “Trinity” was not used until Tertullian (AD ), who used the Latin word trinitas (pronounced TRIN-eeh-toss) to describe the three persons of the Trinity. The doctrine of the Trinity is not illogical, but it is difficult to wrap. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for A defence of the doctrine of the Holy Trinity, and the incarnation of the Son of God, from the testimony of the most ancient Jews.

In eight sermons, at the Lady Moyer's lecture,and at 4/5(1). It is impossible in this answer to cover all the Scriptures which cover these topics, but let’s just take two verses as an example, which shed light on both the doctrine of the Trinity and the Incarnation.

Deuteronomy “4 Hear, O Israel: the Lord our God, the Lord is one.”. This book is a comprehensive study of early Christian trinitarian theology and christology - the central issues in patristic theology.

Professor Studer shows how early apocalyptic visions developed into sophisticated, philosophically orientated theology concerning the mystery of Cited by: The Trinity and the Incarnation is a book about the doctrine of the Deity of Christ, and especially of the Incarnation—a doctrine which has played an immense part in the history of religion, and still does so: a doctrine which has drawn to itself the passionate enthusiasm and devotion of millions of Christian ong divides his study of the Incarnation into three parts.

That said, I believe it is impossible to understand any of these doctrines rightly without a self-conscious awareness of how they all relate to the nature of God as Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. Or, to put it the other way, how a robust doctrine of the Trinity sheds light on these doctrines that relate God to his world and his Word.

Once stuck, their eventual response is that the Trinity is hard to understand because God is beyond human thinking. There is another disturbing aspect of this debate that many Christians believe in different Trinity doctrines or at least they understand this doctrine in different ways.

The Whole Trinity Worked the Incarnation of the Son. by Fred Sanders on “The external works of the Trinity are undivided,” says a classic principle of trinitarian theology. Whatever God does outside of the divine essence, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit do as the one divine causal agent.

Same with this phrase from Acts (also a book written by Luke, although Peter is speaking): “God anointed Jesus of Nazareth with the Holy Spirit and with power” (which by the way, do you notice that the whole Trinity is in this verse as well?).

The Holy Spirit is not just a euphemism for the power of the Father in action. The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three. Shambhala Pub, In. Boulder, Co by Cynthia Bourgeault. Have you ever been attracted to a new concept and intuited that it was on the right track even though how it developed seemed obscure at the moment.

I found myself there with the thoughts of Teilhard de Chardin over 40 years ago/5. A letter to the reverend the clergy of both universities, concerning the Trinity and the Athanasian creed with reflections on all the late hypotheses, particularly Dr.

W's, Dr. S--th's, the Trinity placed in its due light, The 28 propositions, The calm discourse of a Trinity in the Godhead, and the defence of Dr. Sherlock's notions: with a.

The Doctrine of the Most Holy Trinity: Key Points There is but one, true God. There are three Persons in the one God and each of these Persons is fully God. Nobody made God. He always was, is now, and always will be. The mystery of the Holy Trinity is the mystery of God in Himself.

Many Christians are accustomed to saying that the incarnation is merely the incarnation of Christ, but we must realize that this is the incarnation of Christ with the Divine Trinity. Being the Incarnation of Christ as God. The incarnation is the incarnation of Christ as God. First Timothy says that Christ was God manifested in the flesh.

He is one and three at the same time. This is the doctrine of the Trinity. (See my book, God the Redeemer, ch. 3.) There is no biblical term that actually means “trinity”; e.g., this is not the connotation of the KJV word “Godhead” nor of the Greek terms which it represents. We do find the concept of the Trinity in Scripture, however.

Contemplation on the Incarnation Part One: The Trinity Looks Down from Heaven By Daniel Ruff, SJ The lion’s share of the Spiritual Exercises, perhaps two-thirds, is given over to imaginative contemplation of Gospel episodes from the life of Jesus.

Humans are incapable of knowing through their own reason that God is 3 persons in one God, and therefore, the Trinity is a mystery. How did God reveal this mystery. The mystery of the Trinity wasn't revealed until the Son of God became human (Incarnation), and sent the Holy Spirit to His people.

Trinity Doctrine - No Illustration Is Completely Accurate With respect to the Trinity Doctrine, none of the popular illustrations are completely accurate descriptions. The egg fails in that the shell, white and yoke are parts of the egg, not the egg in themselves.

The Father, Son and Holy Spirit are not parts of God, each of them is God. Am I correct in saying that the three bare minimum beliefs of Christianity are Monotheism, the Trinity, and the Incarnation? (The LORD). The 1st person of the Trinity is the Father, the 2nd person is the Son, and the 3rd person is the Holy Spirit.

The Trinity can be thought of in this way: the LORD (Father), the Word of the LORD (Son), and.Sites Christian Distinctives: The Trinity Excellent series of studies.

On the Christian Think-Tank site. In Defense Of Biblical Theology (Contra) Ironically-named site, as it argues against the doctrine of the Trinity.

Logs of debates between Christian apologist Robert Bowman, and Jehovah's Witness apologist Greg Stafford (and others). Shows what length anti-Trinitarians go to in denying.In many places, Scripture attributes the work of creation particularly to the Father (see Eph.for instance).

However, the references to all three persons of the Holy Trinity and Their involvement in creation show us that while the work of creation may reveal the Father in particular, creation is something all three persons do in common.