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Definition of Trinity

Trinity

  1. The union of three persons (the Father, the Son, and the Holy Ghost) in one Godhead, so that all the three are one God as to substance, but three persons as to individuality.
  2. Any union of three in one; three units treated as one; a triad, as the Hindu trinity, or Trimurti.
  3. Any symbol of the Trinity employed in Christian art, especially the triangle.

Trinity Quotations

Reason, observation, and experience; the holy trinity of science.
Robert Green Ingersoll

Jesus did not spend a great deal of time discoursing about the trinity or original sin or the incarnation, which have preoccupied later Christians. He went around doing good and being compassionate.
Karen Armstrong

Arithmetic! Algebra! Geometry! Grandiose trinity! Luminous triangle! Whoever has not known you is without sense!
Comte de Lautreamont

Some Jews and Muslims accuse Christians of being idolatrous for believing in the Trinity. My response to both groups is that they fundamentally misunderstand the Christian understanding of the Trinity.
Miroslav Volf

Also there is a similitude of a Trinity shining in the body, soul and spirit.
George Ripley
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Trinity Translations

trinity in German is Dreifaltigkeit
trinity in Swedish is treenighet
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