The Development of the Trinity

The Development of the Trinity

by Glen Davidson

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The Development of the Trinity by Glen Davidson

The Trinity was a new doctrine that developed. This book is replete with nearly 300 footnotes, a section on the history of non-biblical words such as "God the Son", a great summary, and a comprehensive annotated bibliography. The author quotes historians and primary material for the proofs. He charts the step-by-step development of what became the Trinity in three general stages: Father-Son questions, the Holy Spirit added as a person, and three persons in communion. This study details the how Christ became as a pre-existent second "person" in the godhead.

Product Details

BN ID: 2940014569965
Publisher: Pentecostal Publishing House
Publication date: 04/27/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 144
File size: 1 MB

About the Author

The author is a minister, Bible School professor, and has an M.A. in theology with an emphasis in Church History.

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The Development of the Trinity 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Very well documented; I highly recommend this book. The author is not heavy handed, but provides helpful and scholarly information that is helpful in developing an understanding of this complex issue. I have studied the Bible avidly for about 18 years with an open mind to learning truth, and I appreciate the research Mr Davidson has layed out in this book. Excellent work!
MandTP More than 1 year ago
As a lifelong student of the Bible, one cannot help but eventually delve into history in order to Better understand the context by which scriptures speaks. I have read other books that talk about the development of the trinity and they become technically wordy and challenging to read. This is the first book I have read on the subject that makes simple sense. Great job in taking a complex subject and making it simple! I highly recommend this book as a great starter for anyone that seriously wants to delve into the dogma of doctrine according to the "apostolic fathers" of the earlier centuries. This book will give you a better and basic understanding of the context which surrounded the early church centuries and will help you to historically apply it to your study of the Bible.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Where did they every get "God the Son" as a co-equal partner with God the Father? In fact this "God the Son" was partner in eternity even before Jesus was born! Wow---this explains it! Great job! Highly, highly recommended!