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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

I always use my 'Holy Trinity' which is salt, olive oil and bacon. My motto is, 'bacon always makes it better.' I try to use bacon and pork products whenever it can.
Anne Burrell

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

I abandoned chemistry to concentrate on mathematics and physics. In 1942, I travelled to Cambridge to take the scholarship examination at Trinity College, received an award and entered the university in October 1943.
John Pople

The Christian response is contained in these two fundamental dogmas: that of the Trinity and that of the Incarnation. In the trinitarian dogma God is one, good, true, and beautiful because he is essentially Love, and Love supposes the one, the other, and their unity.
Hans Urs von Balthasar
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Trinity Translations

trinity in German is Dreifaltigkeit
trinity in Swedish is treenighet