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Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0016
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The mission of the divine persons has raised more problems and outstanding disagreements within Trinitarian theology than any other topic. One can easily see why it has exercised a deep magnetism and ... More


The Ratio Terminandi Essence or Personal Property?

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines a question that only received serious attention in the years after Aquinas's death: in virtue of which of its properties — that is, the essence or the personal property — is it ... More


Philosophical and Theological Essays on the Trinity

Thomas McCall and Michael Rea (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199216215
eISBN:
9780191695995
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216215.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Philosophy of Religion, Theology

Classical Christian orthodoxy insists that God is Triune: there is only one God, but there are three divine Persons — Father, Son, and Holy Spirit — who are somehow of one substance with one another. ... More


The Trinity

Peter Forrest

in Developmental Theism: From Pure Will to Unbounded Love

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199214587
eISBN:
9780191706523
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199214587.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Aesthetics, Philosophy of Religion

This chapter speculates about the Trinity as follows. The Primordial God chose to split into three Divine Persons, who are constituted by the three different sub-bundles of universe-fibres they have ... More


Aquinas on the Trinity

Isabel Iribarren

in Durandus of St Pourcain: A Dominican Theologian in the Shadow of Aquinas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2006
ISBN:
9780199282319
eISBN:
9780191603426
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0199282315.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This chapter offers an account of Aquinas’s teaching on relations in the context of Thomist general metaphysics and Trinitarian theology. ... More


Some Points of Christological Consensus

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter examines three issues about which there was broad agreement among thinkers: (i) the divine essence (unlike one of the divine persons) fails to be incarnate; (ii) the Son can become ... More


Making Sense of Divine Embodiment

Francis X. Clooney

in Hindu God, Christian God: How Reason Helps Break Down the Boundaries Between Religions

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195138542
eISBN:
9780199834099
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195138546.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Hinduism

Explores the meaning of divine embodiment in representative theological writings from the Hindu and Christian traditions. It shows how some Hindu and Christian theologians favor a more literal ... More


Trinitarian Creation and Action

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0015
Subject:
Religion, Theology

St Thomas developed a profoundly Trinitarian idea of creation. Weaving a coherent synthesis which closely binds together faith in the Triune God, creation, and the economy of grace, Thomas ... More


The Person

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

St Thomas conceives the divine person as a subsisting relation. Relation distinguishes and identifies the person which it ‘constitutes’. His notion of person has been much studied, in connection with ... More


Appropriation

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0014
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This chapter discusses Thomas' investigation of appropriation. Appropriation is the name for the theological procedure in which a feature belonging to the nature of God, common to all three persons, ... More


The Reciprocal Interiority of the Divine Persons

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In his presentation of Father, Son, and Holy Spirit, Thomas considered each person for themselves, within their own distinctive properties. The expository order of Trinitarian faith exacts this ... More


Counting Persons and Natures

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0023
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The medievals found the discussion of counterfactual and counterpossible states of affairs to be particularly useful tools for clarifying tricky theological questions. As noted in Excursus I, ... More


Relations

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

For St Thomas, the relations which distinguish the divine persons constitute these persons. Relation thus becomes the basis of a theological understanding of the divine persons. In working this out, ... More


The Trinity

Oliver D. Crisp

in Jonathan Edwards on God and Creation

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199755295
eISBN:
9780199979486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755295.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Theology

His “speculations” on the Trinity are taken up in Chapter 6, which considers how the divine persons of the Godhead are individuated. The chapter argues there are at least two arguments in Edwards's ... More


The Processions

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Theology

In the Summa Theologiae, the very first question in the treatise on the Trinity is about the processions. This chapter shows that the role which the investigation of the processions plays is ... More


The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Richard Cross

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The period from Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus is one of the richest in the history of Christian theology. This book aims to provide a thorough examination of the doctrine in this era, making explicit ... More


The historical and philosophical background

Richard Cross

in The Metaphysics of the Incarnation: Thomas Aquinas to Duns Scotus

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199244362
eISBN:
9780191697357
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199244362.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Theology

Part I of this book examines the accounts the medievals gave of the hypostatic union as such — the union of the divine and human natures in the person of the Word, or, equivalently, the union of the ... More


Many‐One Identity and the Trinity

Shieva Kleinschmidt

in Oxford Studies in Philosophy of Religion Volume 4

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199656417
eISBN:
9780191742163
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199656417.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Philosophy of Religion

The doctrine of the Trinity is a conjunction of these three claims: There are three distinct Divine Persons: the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit; each Divine Person is God; and there is exactly ... More


Conclusion

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199582211
eISBN:
9780191702310
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0017
Subject:
Religion, Theology

This concluding chapter foregrounds some of the features which our reading of the treatise has covered: the connection between economy and theology, the focus on the divine persons, especially the ... More


God as Trinity: father, son, and holy spirit

Michael J. McClymond and Gerald R. McDermott

in The Theology of Jonathan Edwards

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199791606
eISBN:
9780199932290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199791606.003.0013
Subject:
Religion, Theology

The Trinity was central to Edwards's theology. More than most early modern Christian thinkers, Edwards delineated distinct roles for each of the three divine Persons. He departed from the Western ... More


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