Understanding the Trinity

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Jeffrey E. Brower
Purdue University
Michael C. Rea
University of Notre Dame
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The doctrine of the Trinity poses a deep and difficult problem. On the one hand, it says that there are three distinct Persons—Father, Son, and Holy Spirit—and that each of these Persons “is God”. On the other hand, it says that there is one and only one God. So it appears to involve a contradiction. It seems to say that there is exactly one divine being, and also that there is more than one. How are we to make sense of this?
Keywords Trinity  Philosophy of Religion
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