Faith and Philosophy 21 (3):295-303 (2004)

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Jeffrey E. Brower
Purdue University
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In a recent article, Edward Wierenga defends a version of Social Trinitarianism according to which the Persons of the Trinity form a unique society of really distinct divine beings, each of whom has its own exemplification of divinity. In this paper, I call attention to several philosophical and theological difficulties with Wierenga’s account, as well as to a problem that such difficulties pose for Social Trinitarianism generally. I then briefly suggest what I take to be a more promising approach to the Trinity.
Keywords Contemporary Philosophy  Philosophy and Religion
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ISBN(s) 0739-7046
DOI 10.5840/faithphil200421329
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The Identity of Indiscernibles.Max Black - 1952 - Mind 61 (242):153-164.
Material Constitution and the Trinity.Jeffrey E. Brower & Michael C. Rea - 2005 - Faith and Philosophy 22 (1):57-76.
Trinity and Polytheism.Edward Wierenga - 2004 - Faith and Philosophy 21 (3):281-294.

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Trinity and Creation: Why Kortum's Argument Fails.Tom Mccall - 2007 - Heythrop Journal 48 (2):260–266.

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