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A history of the origin of the doctrine of the Trinity in the Christian church

Hugh Hutton Stannus

A history of the origin of the doctrine of the Trinity in the Christian church

by Hugh Hutton Stannus

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Published by Christian Life Pub. Co. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trinity.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Hugh H. Stannus. With an introduction and appendix by the Rev. R. Spears.
    ContributionsSpears, Robert, 1825-1899.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT111 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination104 p.
    Number of Pages104
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6987942M
    LC Control Number07028755
    OCLC/WorldCa6616399

    This book surveys the history of Christian doctrine from approximately A.D. to It generally follows chronological order and identifies the most significant events in church history, but the emphasis is on tracing doctrinal developments. To further this purpose, it dis-cusses some events thematically rather than in strict chronological File Size: 1MB.   The complete historical account of the creation of the trinity. It gets no more in-depth than this. This is the greatest showing of how the trinity doctrine came to be.

    History of the Christian Church, (Oak Harbor, WA: Logos Research Systems, Inc.) This material has been carefully compared, corrected¸ and emended (according to the edition of Charles Scribner's Sons) by The Electronic Bible Society, Dallas, TX, History of the Christian Church, Volume I: Apostolic Christianity. Philip Schaff A. The Surprising Origins of the Trinity Doctrine. Few understand how the Trinity doctrine came to be accepted - several centuries after the Bible was completed! Yet its roots go back much farther in history. "And you shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free" (John ).

    Was this doctrine taught in the early church by the apostles? Many authorities contend that the doctrine of the Trinity is not of scriptural origin. History of the Trinity. Trinity Definition: Within the nature of the One True God, there simultaneously exists three eternal Persons, namely, God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit.   A Brief History of the Doctrine of the Trinity in the Early Church. By Franz Dunzl. Translated by John Bowden. London: T&T Clark, xii and pages. Paper. $ No matter what your Christian persuasion, understanding the doctrine of the Trinity is difficult.


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A history of the origin of the doctrine of the Trinity in the Christian church by Hugh Hutton Stannus Download PDF EPUB FB2

"The evolution of the doctrine of the Trinity was far the most important fact in the doctrinal history of the church during the first five centuries of its post- apostolic existence." Surely the ignorance and audacity of this, from a scriptural point of view, takes our breath away. This unusual chain of events is why theology professors Anthony and Richard Hanson would summarize the story in their book Reasonable Belief: A Survey of the Christian Faith by noting that the adoption of the Trinity doctrine came as a result of “a process of theological exploration which lasted at least three hundred years.

Trinity, in Christian doctrine, the unity of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit as three persons in one Godhead. The doctrine of the Trinity is considered to be one of the central Christian affirmations about God.

It is rooted in the fact that God came to meet Christians in a threefold figure: (1) as Creator, Lord of the history of salvation, Father, and Judge, as revealed in the Old Testament; (2. History of the origin of the doctrine of the Trinity in the Christian church [Stannus, Hugh] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

History of the origin Author: Hugh Stannus. The origin of the doctrine of the Trinity is the Bible, although the word Trinity is not used in the Bible. As all orthodox Christians agree, the doctrine of the Trinity holds that God is one essence but three Persons; God has one nature, but three centers of.

It also covers the doctrine of the Trinity, of Christ, of sin and grace, the atonement, divine grace, the church and the sacraments. It does cover "The doctrine of the last things" but only in a very limited way: the intermediate state; the second advent and the Millennial Cited by: Franz Dünzl gives an account of the formation of the doctrine of the Trinity in a narrative based on contemporary sources: as he remarks in the preface, he wants to describe the human struggle over the truth of the Christian image of God and as far as possible let the early Christians speak for : In his book The Church of the First Three Centuries, Dr.

Alvan Lamson states that the doctrine of the Trinity “had its origin in a source entirely foreign from that of the Jewish and Christian Scriptures; that it grew up, and was ingrafted on Christianity, through the hands of the Platonizing Fathers.”.

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[Hugh H Stannus]. The Christian writers of the second and third century claimed that their doctrine was taught by the apostles. Irenaeus, for example, writing in A.D.said: The Church has received from the apostles and their disciples this faith in one God, the Father in one Christ Jesus, the Son of God, who became incarnate for our salvation; and.

Internet Archive BookReader A history of the origin of the doctrine of the Trinity in the Christian church. Christianity - Christianity - The Holy Trinity: The central Christian affirmations about God are condensed and focused in the classic doctrine of the Trinity, which has its ultimate foundation in the special religious experience of the Christians in the first communities.

This basis of experience is older than the doctrine of the Trinity. It consisted of the fact that God came to meet. Marie Sinclair, Countess of Caithness, in her book Old Truths in a New Light, states, “It is generally, although erroneously, supposed that the doctrine of the Trinity is of Christian origin.

Nearly every nation of antiquity possessed a similar doctrine. Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. Full text of "A history of the origin of the doctrine of the Trinity in the Christian church" See other formats. HISTORICAL BACKGROUND OF THE TRINITY 4 The Complete Word Study Old Testament "To the Jew, (Deut.

) this is the most important text in the Old Testament. Jesus himself called the injunction in 'the first and great commandment' Matt Moses is teaching not only the priority of belief in one God, but also a means to preserveFile Size: KB. Churches of Christ are independent Christian congregations linked with one another through distinguished beliefs and practices.

Now represented worldwide as one of the various denominations to evolve out of the American Restoration Movement, they declare biblical foundation for their doctrine and practice and outline their legacy back to the early Christian church as expressed in the New.

About A Brief History of the Doctrine of the Trinity in the Early Church. Franz Dünzl gives an account of the formation of the doctrine of the Trinity in a narrative based on contemporary sources: as he remarks in the preface, he wants to describe the human struggle over the truth of the Christian image of God and as far as possible let the early Christians speak for themselves.

Origen of Alexandria (c. – c. ), also known as Origen Adamantius, was an early Christian scholar, ascetic, and theologian who was born and spent the first half of his career in was a prolific writer who wrote roughly 2, treatises in multiple branches of theology, including textual criticism, biblical exegesis and biblical hermeneutics, homiletics, and mater: Catechetical School of Alexandria.

The extremely brief answer to your question is that origin of the doctrine of the trinity is the teaching of Jesus and the New Testament (with a little bit of support from the Old Testament).

However, this is a grossly simplified and to some extent even misleading answer, so you deserve quite a bit better than that. History of the Origin of the Doctrine of the Trinity in the Christian Church - posted in Other Publications: PRIZE ESSAY AWARDED FIFTY GUINEAS.

HISTORY OF THE ORIGIN OF THE DOCTRINE OF THE TRINITY IN THE CHRISTIAN CHURCH. BY HUGH H. STANNUS. WITH AN INTRODUCTION AND APPENDIX By the Rev. R. SPEARS. [FORTY-FIRST THOUSAND].The doctrine of the Church and the Sacraments: I: THE DOCTRINE OF THE CHURCH: 1.

In the Patristic Period: 2. In the Middle Ages: 3. During and after the Reformation [a] The Lutheran view: [b] The Anabaptist view: [c] The Reformed view: [d] Divergent Post-Reformation views: II: THE DOCTRINE OF THE SACRAMENTS: 1. The Author: Louis Berkhof.