Definitions

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  • proper noun Christianity In Christian belief, the three persons (personae) of the Godhead: Father, Son and Holy Spirit.
  • proper noun A female given name used since the 1970s, from the religious term trinity, or translated from its long-established Spanish equivalent.

Etymologies

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From Latin trīnitās, from trīni ("three each"), from trēs ("three").

Examples

  • He uses the term Trinity and describes the unity of the three persons to prove that they are not three gods.

    [christianity] is fair discussion possible [5]

  • He uses the term Trinity and describes the unity of the three persons to prove that they are not three gods.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • Rejecting as non-Scriptural the term Trinity, they confess the Godhead of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost; the doctrine of the Redemption and salvation through Christ; and the sanctification of souls through the Holy Spirit.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

  • Praxean_, 2, for first use of the term Trinity in Latin theology.

    A Source Book for Ancient Church History

  • They reject all the scholastic accounts of Christ's metaphysical nature, they will not use the term Trinity, nor will they admit that it is right to employ any words which imply that God is divided into multiform personalities; but nevertheless they hold, with all the fervour of their earnest spirits, that Christ is God historically and humanly revealed, and that to see Christ is to see the true and only

    Spiritual Reformers in the 16th & 17th Centuries

  • Latter-day Saints rarely use the term Trinity, but prefer the title Godhead to refer to the three divine beings who govern our universe in perfect oneness.

    orrologion

  • Are you claiming the Trinity is an inerrant interpretation?

    Blind Faith?

  • Surely everyone who reads this will automatically realize the Trinity is the one and only Truth for all, right?

    Blind Faith?

  • Surely everyone who reads this will automatically realize the Trinity is the one and only Truth for all, right?

    Blind Faith?

  • Are you claiming the Trinity is an inerrant interpretation?

    Blind Faith?

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