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The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three: Discovering the Radical Truth at the Heart of Christianity
     

The Holy Trinity and the Law of Three: Discovering the Radical Truth at the Heart of Christianity

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by Cynthia Bourgeault
 

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Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In this formula that Christians recite as though on autopilot lie the secrets for healing our world, rekindling our visionary imagination, and manifesting the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. It’s an astonishing claim, but one that is supported by Cynthia Bourgeault’s exploration of Trinitarian theology—and by her bold

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Father, Son, and Holy Spirit. In this formula that Christians recite as though on autopilot lie the secrets for healing our world, rekindling our visionary imagination, and manifesting the Kingdom of Heaven on earth. It’s an astonishing claim, but one that is supported by Cynthia Bourgeault’s exploration of Trinitarian theology—and by her bold work in further articulating the deep truth it contains. She looks to the ancient concept in light of the ideas of G. I. Gurdjieff and Jacob Boehme to reveal the Trinity as the "hidden driveshaft" within Christianity: the compassionate expression of the Uncreated Reality in creation.

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"A masterful, insightful new look at a core doctrine of traditional Christianity.  Cynthia Bourgeault opens the door to a trans-Christian vision."—John Shelby Spong, author of The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic

“The Christian Doctrine of the Trinity is upheld by some as a border checkpoint to restrict access, while it is disparaged by others as extra baggage to be left behind. Cynthia Bourgeault peers into it with the heart of a mystic and the mind of a philosopher and rediscovers it as a kaleidoscope of inspiration and a key to understanding ... everything. One of the most fascinating, humbling, and awe-inspiring books I've read in years.”—Brian D. McLaren, author of A Generous Orthodoxy

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780834828940
Publisher:
Shambhala
Publication date:
07/09/2013
Sold by:
Penguin Random House Publisher Services
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
272
Sales rank:
207,743
File size:
1 MB

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"A masterful, insightful new look at a core doctrine of traditional Christianity.  Cynthia Bourgeault opens the door to a trans-Christian vision."—John Shelby Spong, author of The Fourth Gospel: Tales of a Jewish Mystic

“The Christian Doctrine of the Trinity is upheld by some as a border checkpoint to restrict access, while it is disparaged by others as extra baggage to be left behind. Cynthia Bourgeault peers into it with the heart of a mystic and the mind of a philosopher and rediscovers it as a kaleidoscope of inspiration and a key to understanding ... everything. One of the most fascinating, humbling, and awe-inspiring books I've read in years.”—Brian D. McLaren, author of A Generous Orthodoxy

Meet the Author

Cynthia Bourgeault, PhD, is an Episcopal priest, teacher, and retreat and conference leader. She is the author of several books, including Chanting the Psalms and Centering Prayer and Inner Awakening.

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