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The Revelation of the Trinity

Gilles Emery Op

in The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas

Published in print March 2010 | ISBN: 9780199582211
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191702310 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582211.003.0002
The Revelation of the Trinity

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Trinitarian faith rests on receiving God's revelation within salvation history. This means that we have to consider what the revelatory action of the Trinity is, before we can begin a theological reflection on the Trinitarian mystery. In making this first step with St Thomas, we will have already entered upon an important theological reflection about our knowledge of the Trinity. This chapter begins with a discussion of St Thomas' views on revelation, creation, and salvation. It then discusses the revelation of the Trinity through its works.

Keywords: St Thomas Aquinas; Summa Theologiae; Trinity; Trinitarian faith; revelation; salvation

Chapter.  5763 words. 

Subjects: Christian Theology

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