A Primer on the Trinity: Keeping Our Theology Christian

Lee E. Snook

Article Type: Perspective

Publication Date: 1/1/1982

Issue: The Triune God (Vol. 2, No 1, Winter, 1982)

We theologians seem to keep a respectful distance from the Trinity, tipping our hats to the historians who patiently trace out the complexity of the doctrineís development over the centuries as Christians tried to defend what is somehow implied in the Scriptures' climactic story of Jesus. The Trinity, as I have come to realize, is something of a disclosure about—about you and me—because it clarifies, page defines, and finally reveals the deepest nature of human relationships.

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