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Why Is There a Trinity?

Why is there a Trinity? Or, more specifically, why is there a Christian doctrine that maintains that there are three distinct “persons,” as the Christians call them, who nonetheless constitute one God? If we attempt to open up that terse dogmatic pronouncement of three in one, what emerges is the conviction that the One True […]

Three Into One Won’t Go: The Mystery of the Christian Trinity

Fully loaded cargo planes lumber down the runway until they slowly and laboriously lift off. As they gain height they seem to lose mass until at 30,000 feet they appear to float lightly and effortlessly through the skies. The Christian Trinity is quite otherwise. What begins with the Gospels’ simple, clear and concrete assertion –Jesus […]