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Metaphysics and the Tri-Personal God

William Hasker


Since about 1950 there has been a remarkable outpouring of theological work on the doctrine of the Trinity. There has also been, in recent decades, important progress in scholarship concerning the formation of the doctrine in the fourth century. Still more recently, analytic philosophers of religion have probed the “three-in-oneness” problem of the Trinity, attempting to state with greater precision exactly what is meant by saying God is three Persons in one divine Nature. This book represents an attempt to bring these threads together, placing the philosophical work in a broader theological c ... More

Keywords: trinitarian revival, three-in-oneness, Social trinitarianism, anti-Social trinitarianism, pro-Nicene, Gregory of Nyssa, Augustine, fourth century, person, nature

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Print publication date: 2013 Print ISBN-13: 9780199681518
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2014 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199681518.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

William Hasker, author
Professor Emeritus of Philosophy, Huntington University

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