1. (Christianity) the heretical belief that the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit are three separate gods
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How To Use tritheism In A Sentence

  • If used to designate eternal distinctions in God, it leads to tritheism, which is a form of polytheism.
  • As they aim to be monotheistic, each variant of this approach has a unique way of undercutting the inference from three divine persons to tritheism. Trinity
  • But in the Pagan and Oriental religions this trinity was nothing else but a tritheism. The Symbolism of Freemasonry
  • Either modalism or tritheism is the natural egress for such a sustained understanding.
  • According to tritheism, on the other hand, the divine persons are each distinct individual persons which are so closely related that they together count as a single thing in some fashion. Philosophy and Christian Theology
  • He adds however, that anyone seeking to make the doctrine intelligible, is inevitably going to tilt towards either modalism or tritheism. Trinity
  • As to the charge of tritheism, Alston opines that “Swinburne embraces a fairly straightforward form of tritheism” (55). Trinity
  • Besides monophysitism, Philoponus 'name is associated with the doctrine of tritheism. John Philoponus
  • Otherwise tritheism would have been the inevitable result. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 5: Diocese-Fathers of Mercy
  • Any use of three identical human figures, although accepted by the Eastern Church in memory of Abraham's three angelic visitors, was prohibited in the West because of its suggestions of tritheism.
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