Definition of Trinitarian in English:

Trinitarian

Line breaks: Trini|tar¦ian
Pronunciation: /ˌtrɪnɪˈtɛːrɪən
 
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adjective

  • Relating to belief in the doctrine of the Trinity.
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    • They much admired Marius Victorinus, whose last years had been devoted to the deployment of Neoplatonic logic in defence of orthodox Trinitarian belief.
    • In the first place, Orthodox Trinitarian doctrine cannot afford to emphasize either substance at the expense of personae or personae at the expense of substance.
    • Thus, this work is a contribution to the development of Trinitarian doctrine, not an attempt at an authoritative explication of that doctrine.

noun

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  • A person who believes in the doctrine of the Trinity.
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    • Yet it is undeniable that this intra-pentecostal dispute between Trinitarians and Oneness has serious theological and doctrinal implications for Pentecostal-evangelical relationships.
    • It may be overstating it to find Augustine's genius primarily in his brilliant synthesis of the economic and metaphysical Trinitarians, as this synthesis was also a concern of most Pro- and Neo-Nicene theologians.
    • John Adams was a Unitarian, which Trinitarians abhorred as heresy.

Derivatives

Trinitarianism

noun
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  • The faces of the movement include Catholics, a Pentecostal who questions Trinitarianism, and a ‘new kind of Christian.’
  • This term became a periphrasis for God; whether it could have been reckoned as a separate person, as in Christian Trinitarianism, is a matter of debate.
  • The first is his splendid and rigorous Trinitarianism, with its unique mutual correction and correlation of Eastern and Western traditions.

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