Extracurricular Activities 6.13.15 — Old Testament Trinity, Atheism Theology, & Waning Denominations

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Fred Sanders Lectures on the Trinity in the Old Testament

A few months ago I gave a lecture for Torrey Honors Instituteundergrads on discerning the Trinity in the Old Testament, sharing some ideas about how to succeed at that hermeneutical task. I consider it a difficult task because I don’t think the doctrine of the Trinity was revealed before the coming of the incarnate Son and the outpoured Spirit, and I take a fairly Augustinian line on the theophanies of the old covenant (i.e. not trinitophanies –here, help yourself to a non-word for a non-thing). But I do believe that, given the revelation of the trinitarian persons through their being sent in the new covenant, they can be retroactively discerned in the text of the Old Testament.

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