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- adj. Having, or pertaining to, a belief in three gods.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to tritheism.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to tritheism or tritheists.
Well, that wipes out Catholicism (frequently touted by Protestants to be a tritheistic or even goddess-worshipping faith), Buddhism (which is an non-theistic faith), all forms of polytheism, pantheism, bitheism and, yes, atheism.
It is out of the question to suppose that men who were prepared to give their lives on behalf of this fundamental truth were in point of fact in so great confusion in regard to it that they were unaware whether their creed was monotheistic, ditheistic, or tritheistic.
Ironically, the orthodox church condemned him posthumously as a heretic (in 680-81) because of his tritheistic interpretation of the trinitarian dogma: through a reading of the relevant concepts in this debate (nature, substance, hupostasis) in a strictly Aristotelian way, Philoponus was led to enunciate not a single god in three persons (Father, Son,
R. _ 8, 362; 9, 763.) -- Matteo Gribaldo, in 1554, uttered tritheistic views concerning the Trinity in the Italian congregation at Geneva.
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