Skip to comments.Why is the Doctrine of the Trinity Important? (Part 2)
Posted on 08/07/2007 7:16:14 AM PDT by 11th Commandment
Lets consider two more reasons for the critical importance of the historic Christian doctrine of the Trinity.
First, the Trinity doctrine sets the Christian view of God apart from all other religious perspectives, including other monotheistic viewpoints (such as Judaism and Islam). Only the Christian God is one in essence but three in personhood (in philosophical terms: one What and three Whos). This triune nature means that God is superpersonal (more than merely a personal being).
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...Or like what I call the 3-in-1 oil for this life and the eternel life to come. Even though it was not mentioned directly, the Trinity is mention as part of the “Great Commision” of Jesus at the end of the Gospel of St. Mathew. Excellent article.
Trinity is good attempt by finite man to undestand the infinite. Though I suspect it still falls short. It reminds me of Thomas Jefferson’s view of democarcy: “The worst form of government except when compared with all others.”