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The Trinity: Nexus of the Mysteries of Christian Faith

Hunt, Anne (2005) The Trinity: Nexus of the Mysteries of Christian Faith. Orbis. 254pp. ISBN 1570756295

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Abstract

Anne Hunt explores the relationship between the doctrine of the Trinity and the various other "mysteries" that comprise the dimensions of Christian faith - drawing on the oft-stated but seldom explored idea that all theological topics are inter-related, and that no one doctrine exists in isolation from another.

The book begins with a brief overview of the developments of the doctrine of the Trinity, as well as an exploration of the revival of trinitarian theology in the twentieth century. It then goes on to explore topics such as Trinity and salvation, Trinity and creation, Trinity and the religions etc. The approach of the book is to critically evaluate the work of significant theologians, and in this way the book serves as an excellent introduction to students and teachers alike. Hunt is a generous theologian, whose concern is to identify the contribution of her interlocutors. Thus, for example, she focuses on the insight of Augustine's doctrine of the Trinity, including his psychological analogy - contrary to the contemporary trend to blame Augustine for almost all the problems of western theology thereafter.

Item Type: Books / Monographs
Repository Version: Metadata Only
Keywords (separated by commas): Trinity, Christian doctrine, history of doctrine, systematic theology
Fields of Research: 22 Philosophy and Religious Studies > 2204 Religion and Religious Studies > 220401 Christian Studies (incl. Biblical Studies and Church History)
Socio-Economic Objective: E Expanding Knowledge > 97 Expanding Knowledge > 970122 Expanding Knowledge in Philosophy and Religious Studies
Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
Subject Area(s): C - Systematic Theology
Association with University of Divinity: YTU: Yarra Theological Union
Depositing User: Repository Manager
Date Deposited: 10 Aug 2009 12:44
Last Modified: 27 Feb 2012 08:39
URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/93

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