Our Open Secret Which Is the Trinity: Its Implications for Ministry

Lorraine Sommers Grislis

Article Type: Article

Publication Date: 1/1/1982

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

While the doctrine of the Trinity may well be the fundamental mystery of Christianity, that mystery remains an in-house secret. As Karl Rahner has noted, the Trinity "plays a very modest role, if it occurs at all, in the actual life of Christians and in the teaching which they hear."

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