If Christ and an anonymous minority who remained true to his teaching served primarily to point the contrast with the perfidy of the Jews, they could also serve the Quran's purpose by pointing the contrast with a majority who had perverted those teachings by replacing their holy prophet's humanity with the inventions of sonship and shared divinity, propagating the pernicious blasphemy of tritheism
If the Trinity were three conscious persons, that would be tritheism
The first is that it almost necessarily leads to a kind of tritheism
If this line of thought seems strange, it may be due to our unconscious human proneness to think of the triune God in terms of either modalism or tritheism
7) The doctrine as Schleiermacher construed it also protects monotheism against any implication of tritheism
in Christian language.
On the other hand, tritheism
professed belief in three
Den Bok suspects Social Trinitarianism (and Richard) of tritheism
because of the element of individualism entailed by having three distinct centres of willing.
Trinity as three persons seems to express a profound religious truth in a way too easily confused with tritheism
comes dangerously close to tritheism
when, against Barth, he describes the unity of the Trinity as "a unity of the mutual interrelations between the three subjects of the Trinity" (158).
The objections to mono-processionism, as traditionally voiced by the Western tradition, entail a lingering concern about tritheism
and a questioning of the hypostatic distinctiveness for the Son and the Spirit.
In his examination of the relationship of Christology to the Trinity he notes that there are yet three unresolved issues: (1) Is the Trinity a form of tritheism
, a form of monotheism, or something else?
Damian set out to refute tritheism
, but used arguments that to Peter were either confused or Sabellian.
Apparently aware of wide criticism for either embracing or tending toward tritheism
in his previous exposition of the doctrine, M.
Apart from the incoherence in trinitarian theology that involves, and its close approach to tritheism
, his argument will not do what he needs, for the kenotic Christ with limited knowledge cannot be the revelation of the omnipotent and omniscient God.
Was Barth so wary of tritheism
that he confused God's three "modes of being"?