Deus Trinitas: The Doctrine of the Triune God by David CoffeyDeus Trinitas: The Doctrine of the Triune God by David Coffey

Deus Trinitas: The Doctrine of the Triune God

byDavid Coffey

Hardcover | August 15, 1999

Pricing and Purchase Info

$160.14

Earn 801 plum® points

In stock online

Ships free on orders over $25

Not available in stores

about

Recent years have seen a resurgence of interest in the doctrine of the Trinity, following a long period in which it was considered irrelevant to the rest of theology and to the challenge of Christian life. In this book, David Coffey claims that this resurgence is caused by a renewedappreciation of the fact that salvation itself has a Trinitarian structure. He argues that we cannot understand salvation without a solid understanding of the Trinity. Coffey considers the full range of issues surrounding this central doctrine of Christian faith. Viewing the doctrine of the Trinity in its historical and ecumenical context, he seeks to arrive at a balanced vision that incorporates the insights of both the Western and the Eastern Churches. Inparticular, he wants to keep in sight both the immanent Trinity (the Godhead considered in itself) and the economic Trinity (that is, its role within the economy of salvation). In Coffeys own model of the Trinity, the Holy Spirit is seen as the objectivization of the mutual love of the Father andthe Son. This idea is most closely associated with St. Augustine and Richard of St. Victor. Coffey, however, takes it much further, presenting it as an explanation of the origin of the Son and the Holy Spirit and of the manner of operation of the Trinity in the economy. From this model, he is alsoable to derive a suggestion for resolving the ecumenical problem of Filioquism vs. Monopatrism (concerning the procession of the Holy Spirit)-- the issue that has divided East from West for nearly a millennium. Presenting a new perspective on a topic of renewed theological interest, this comprehensive study has important implications for ecumenical discussions of the Trinity.
David Coffey is at Marquette University.
The Sacrament Of Reconciliation
The Sacrament Of Reconciliation

by David Coffey

$25.95

In stock online

Not available in stores

John Bell Hood and the Struggle for Atlanta
John Bell Hood and the Struggle for Atlanta

by David Coffey

$16.95

In stock online

Not available in stores

Masculinity and Education
Masculinity and Education

by Amanda Coffey

$170.59$213.16

Available for download

Not available in stores

Shop this author
Title:Deus Trinitas: The Doctrine of the Triune GodFormat:HardcoverPublished:August 15, 1999Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0195124723

ISBN - 13:9780195124729

Look for similar items by category:

Customer Reviews of Deus Trinitas: The Doctrine of the Triune God

Reviews

Editorial Reviews

"This erudite and carefully argued book takes the reader to the cutting edge of ecumenical dialogue on the doctrine of the Trinity."--PNEUMA: The Journal of the Society for Pentecostal Studies