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Ante-Nicene Subordinationism and the Unitarian Narrative

So how did we get from trinity to Trinity, from the one God with his Son and Holy Spirit to the tri-personal God in which each person is ontologically distinct and yet equally divine? As we saw in “Once Upon … Continue reading

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Once upon a time … there was a unitarian God

Once upon a time, there was one God, a unitarian, solitary Deity who lived in his eternity all by himself. And then one day, before there were days, the one God decided to create a universe and people it with … Continue reading

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The Curious Trinity of Dale Tuggy

Analytic philosopher Dale Tuggy has written a curious (but affordable!) book: What is the Trinity?¬†Curious … because if, on the basis of the title, one is hoping to learn why the Church of Jesus Christ formulated the doctrine of the … Continue reading

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Debating the Tuggy Triad

Are you ready for a break from the universalist/infernalist debate? I know I am. So how about a discussion on the Trinity? Everyone please click on the link and hop over to philosopher Dale Tuggy’s article “Jesus, God, and an … Continue reading

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Father, Son, Spirit as Divine Selves

“Three selves, one being”—does it work as a trinitarian formula? Well, why not? It all depends on what we mean by the word “self.” Dale Tuggy defines self as a center of individual consciousness, volition, and agency—i.e., someone who is … Continue reading

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Do Unitarians Understand the Trinity?

In 1819 William Ellery Channing delivered a homily that has since become famously known as the “Baltimore Sermon.” It is described by many as the most important address in the history of Unitarianism. What particularly interests me is Channing’s interpretation … Continue reading

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Trinity, Eucharist, Tradition and the Challenge of Sola Scriptura

In his article “The Evolution of My Views on the Trinity,” philosopher Dale Tuggy briefly describes how the writings of the 18th century philosopher Samuel Clarke impelled him to re-read the New Testament with the aim of learning whether the … Continue reading

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