14) Thus, says Gunton, the only way to escape from this "tyranny" of the ego-centered One over the Many, the legitimate diversity of people and things in human life, is through sustained reflection on the classical doctrine of the Trinity
in which three distinct divine Persons are nevertheless one God through their ongoing relationality to one another.
The doctrine of the Trinity
is an expression of that scripture witness to God's relational nature.
Recent thinking about the doctrine of the Trinity
has emphasized this reality and helped us think about God in relational, personal, and dynamic terms.
The Augustinian rule is not good news to that kind of a pneumatological theology of religions, which operates with a truncated doctrine of the Trinity
The second and the third part, which form the body of the book, present detailed analyses of the different approaches to the doctrine of the Trinity
in Boff and Panikkar.
Then, in the wake of Kant, skepticism about the very possibility of providing an ontology of God served to diminish, if not altogether eclipse, the doctrine of the Trinity
This book delivers: 1) a summary of the historical development of the doctrine of the Trinity
from the Patristic era to the present; 2) current appropriations of the doctrine with respect to both metaphysical and social relationality; 3) responses to classical objections to the Trinity, such as the Arian, the Socinian, and some feminists; 4) the bearing which the doctrine has on the Christian understanding of God and the nature of the church; and 5) the relation between the economic Trinity (God's life for us) and immanent Trinity (God's own life as such) and the role of the Trinity in divine agency.
The question then is this: Can the doctrine of the trinity
(2) open the Christian imagination to a recognition of genuine religious pluralism?
Part two, with two chapters, summarizes Gregory's doctrine of the Trinity
and his vibrant pneumatology.
The doctrine of the Trinity
is the solution to an intellectual difficulty that arises if we accept the statements of the Bible.
Mann's presentation of Anselm's account of the Trinity--which makes that doctrine as clear as the doctrine of the Trinity
can be made--and David Brown's challenge to the long-held belief that Anselm's account of atonement is modeled after a medieval feudal system that is no longer relevant to contemporary Christians.
Stephen Reynolds, author of Christ Our Passover: Meditations on the Mystery of Salvation, refreshing and helpful as I muse and reflect on the doctrine of the Trinity
Finally, Moucarry manages to demonstrate how Muslim queries into Christianity can force Christians to dig deeper into their own doctrine of the Trinity
, and how an understanding of general revelation can offer Muslims, Jews, and Christians a common basis for working together on issues of peace and human rights.
A new theological vocabulary was necessary, hence the drafting of the doctrine of the Trinity
In their approach to the doctrine of the Trinity
modern Orthodox theologians have adopted frequently, although never exclusively, a "social" approach, understanding the triune God above all in terms of communion (koinonia), interpersonal relationship and mutual love.