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"Trinity" in Theological Dictionaries and Encyclopedia
- "Trinity," Bruce Marshall. In: Blackwell Companion to Modern Theology. Ed. S. Gareth J. Jones. Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. Ch. 12.
- "Trinity," Catharine Tanner. In: Blackwell Companion to Political Theology. Ed. Peter Scott, William T. Cavanaugh. Wiley-Blackwell, 2004. Ch. 22.
- "God," Robert W. Jenson. In: Blackwell Encyclopedia of Modern Christian Thought. Ed. Alister E. McGrath and Duncan Forrester. Wiley-Blackwell, 1995. Pp. 234-245.
- "Trinity." Multiple articles from the Gale Virtual Reference Library (available only to Tyndale users).
- "The Triune God of the Gospel," Keven J. Vanhoozer. In: Cambridge Companion to Evangelical Theology, ed. T. Larson Cambridge University Press, 2007. Pp. 17-34
- "Trinity." Multiple articles from the Cambridge Collections Online series (available to Tyndale users).
- "Trinity," Peter Ochs. In: Dictionary of Jewish-Christian Relations. Ed. E. Kessler and N. Wenborn. Cambridge, 2005. Pp. 429-430.
- "Trinity," John F. Hoffmeyer. In: Encyclopedia of Christianity, vol. 5, Si-Z. Ed. Erwin Fahlbusch, ed. G.W. Bromiley, trans. Brill/Eerdmans, 2008. Pp. 243-551.
- "Trinity." Jewish Encyclopedia. 1901-1906.
- "Trinity," Cynthia Campbell. Encyclopedia of the Reformed Faith. Donald K. McKim, David F. Wright, eds. Westminster John Knox, 1992. Pp. 374-377.
- "Trinity, Triune God," V.-M. Kärkkäinen. In: Global Dictionary of Theology: A Resource for the Worldwide Church. Ed. W.A. Dyrness, V.-M. Kärkkäinen. InterVarsity, 2008.
- "Trinity, The Blessed," Catholic Encyclopedia (1917) Kevin Knight, on-line ed. (academic, but dated).
- "Trinität I-IV." In: Theologische Realenzyklopädie. Vol. 34. Walter de Gruyter, 2002. Pp. 91-120.
- "Trinity," (and copy for missing pages), J.P. Mackey. In: A New Dictionary of Christian Theology. Ed. Alan Richardson and John Bowden. SCM-Canterbury, 1983. Pp. 581-589.
- "Trinity," F. Sanders. In: The Oxford Handbook of Systematic Theology. Ed. Ian Torrance, John B. Webster, Kathryn Tanner. Oxford, 2007 (Tyndale students have access to full-text). Pp. 35-53.
- "Trinity," Westminster Handbook to Evangelical Theology. Ed. R.E. Olson. Westminster John Knox, 2004. Pp. 279-281.
- "Trinity." Westminster Handbook to Patristic Theology. Ed. J.A. McGuckin. Westminster John Knox, 2004. Pp. 338ff.
"Trinity": Chapters in Systematic Theologies / Articles
- Barth, Karl. "The Triune God." Church Dogmatics, vol. I/1: Doctrine of the Word of God. G.W. Bromiley and G.T. Thomson, trans. T&T Clark, 2005; § 8-9. See also the online Karl Barth Reading Room for more resources on Barth and Trinity).
- Berkhof, Lois. "The Holy Trinity." Systematic Theology. Eerdmans, 1996. Ch. 8, pp. 82-99.
- Bloesch, Donald. "The Mystery of the Trinity." Christian Foundations: God, the Almighty: Power, Wisdom, Holiness, Love. Intervarsity, 2006. Ch. 7, pp. 166-204 (and copy).
- Brunner, Emily. "The Triune God." Dogmatics, vol. 1. James Clarke, 2002. Ch. 16, pp. 205-239.
- Franke, John R. "The Subject of Theology: God as Triune." The Character of Theology. Baker, 2005. Ch. 2.
- Grenz, Stanley. "The Triune God." Theology for the Community of God. Eerdmans, Ch. 2, pp. 53-76.
- Gunton, Colin. "The Triune God of Christian Confession." The Christian Faith; An Introduction to Christian Doctrine. Wiley-Blackwell, 2002. Pp. 175-187.
- Guthrie, Shirley. "Who is God? The Doctrine of the Trinity." Christian Doctrine. Rev'd ed. Westminster John Knox, 1994. Ch. 5, pp. 70-96.
- Hart, David Bentley. "Trinity." The Beauty of the Infinite: The Aesthetics of Christian Truth. Eerdmans, 2004. Pp. 155-248.
- Hodgson, Peter C. "The Triune Figuration of God: The One Who Loves in Freedom." Winds of the Spirit: A Constructive Christian Theology. Westminster John Knox, 1994. Ch. 11, pp. 151-172.
- Jenson, Robert. "The Triune Name of God." Christian Dogmatics, Vol. 1. Ed. Carl Braaten amd Robert Jenson. Fortress, 1984. Pp. 87-98 (see also larger section, "The Triune God," pp. 81-192).
- Jewett, Paul King, and Marguerite Shuster. "God is a Trinity of Holy Love." God, Creation, and Revelation: A Neo-Evangelical Theology. Eerdmans, 1991. Pp. 261-335.
- Jones, Joe R. "Triune God," In: A Grammar of Christian Faith. Systematic Explorations in Christian Life and Doctrine. Vol. 1. Rowman and Littlefield, 2002. Ch. 4, Pp. 149-198.
- LaCugna, Catherine Mowry. "The Trinitarian Mystery of God." Pp. 151-190; "The Baptismal Formula, Feminist Objections, and Trinitarian Theology," Journal of Ecumenical Studies 26, no. 2 (Spring 1989).
- Letham, Robert. "The Triune God," In: The Oxford Handbook of Evangelical Theology. Ed. Gerald McDermott. Oxford, 2010. Pp. 99-11 (full-text ebook for Tyndale students here)
- Lossky, Vladimir. "God inTrinity." The Mystical Theology of the Eastern Church. St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1976. Ch. 3, pp. 44-66; "The Trinity." Orthodox Theology: An Introduction. St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1978. Pp. 36-50.
- McGrath, Alister. "The Doctrine of the Trinity." In: Christian Theology: An Introduction. 5th ed. Blackwell, 2010. Ch. 10 (also 4th ed. and 3rd ed.); also "The Trinity," Understanding Doctrine: Its Relevance and Purpose for Today. Zondervan, 1992.
- McKim, Donald. "Trinitarian Controversy: Who is God." Theological Turning Points: Major Issues in Christian Thought. John Knox Westminster, 1988. Ch. 1, pp. 4-21.
- Migliore, Daniel. "The Triune God." Faith Seeking Understanding: An Introduction to Christian Theology. Eerdmans, 2004. Ch. 4, p. 64-91.
- Newbigin, Lesslie. "The Mission of the Triune God." Unpublished, 1962.
- Pannenberg, Wolfhart. "The Trinitarian God." Systematic Theology, Vol. 1. Eerdmans, Ch. 5. Pp. 259-336 (and copy 1 and copy 2).
- von Balthasar, Hans Urs. "Deus Trinitas." Theo-Drama. Theological Dramatic Theory. Vol. III. Ignatius Press, 1992. Pp. 505-536.
- Williams, Rowan. "The Grammar of God" [Trinity], On Christian Theology. Blackwell, 2000. Part III, ch. 9-11, pp. 129-175ff.
"Trinity": Overview Texts / Monographs /Collections
- Coffey, David. Deus Trinitas: The Doctrine of the Triune God. Oxford, 1999.
- Coppedge, Allan. The God Who Is Triune: Revisioning the Christian Doctrine of God. InterVarsity, 2007.
- Farrelly, M. John. The Trinity: Rediscovering the Central Christian Mystery. Rowman and Littlefield, 2005.
- Grenz, Stanley. Rediscovering the Triune God: The Trinity in Contemporary Theology. Fortress, 2004; The Named God and the Question of Being: A Trinitarian Theo-ontology. Westminster John Knox, 2005.
- Gunton, Colin E. The Promise of Trinitarian Theology. Continuum, 2003 (and copy); The One, the Three, and the Many: God, Creation, and the Culture of Modernity. Cambridge University, 1993.
- Hill, William J. The Three-Personed God: The Trinity as a Mystery of Salvation. Catholic University of America, 1982.
- Hunt, Anne. What are they saying about the Trinity? Paulist, 1998.
- Jenson, Robert. Systematic Theology, vol. 1: The Triune God (see also mirror copy). Oxford University, 1997.
- La Due, William J. The Trinity Guide to the Trinity. Trinity Press, 2003.
- Marshall, Bruce D. Trinity and Truth. Cambridge University Press, 2000 (and copy).
- McGrath, Alister. Understanding the Trinity. Zondervan, 1988 (also reprinted here).
- Metzger, Paul Louis. Trinitarian Soundings in Systematic Theology. T & T Clark, 2005.
- Moltmann, Jürgen. The Trinity and the Kingdom: The Doctrine of God. M. Kohl, trans. Fortress, 1993. See the online Moltmann Reading Room for more texts on Moltmann and the Trinity).
- O'Collins, Gerald. The Tripersonal God: Understanding and Interpreting the Trinity. Paulist, 1999.
- Olsen, Roger. The Trinity. Eerdmans, 2002.
- Peters, Ted. God as Trinity: Relationality and Temporality in Divine Life. Westminster John Knox, 1993.
- Phan, Peter C., ed. The Cambridge Companion to the Trinity. Cambridge, 2011 (for Tyndale students full-text ebook access).
- Rahner, Karl. The Trinity. Continuum, 2001.
- Thompson, Johnson. Modern Trinitarian Perspectives. Oxford University Press, 1994.
- Trier, Daniel, and David Lauber, eds. Trinitarian Theology for the Church: Scripture, Community, Worship. Eerdmans, 2008.
- Torrance, Thomas F. The Christian Doctrine of God: One Being, Three Persons. T & T Clark, 1996 (and copy).
- Vanhoozer, Kevin. The Trinity in a Pluralistic Age: Theological Essays on Culture and Religion. Eerdmans, 1997.
- Volf, Miroslav. After Our Likeness: The Church as the Image of the Trinity. Eerdmans, 1998; with M. Welker, eds., God's Life in Trinity. Fortress, 2006.
- Zizioulus, John D. Being as Communion: Studies in Personhood and the Church. St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 1985.
"Trinity" in Classical Theology
- "The Triune God." In: The Teachings of the Church Fathers. Ed. J. R. Willis and M. J. Rouët de Journel. Ignatius Press, 2002. Ch. V, pp. 143-199.
- "Athenagorus of Athens on the Christian God;" "Irenaeus on the Trinity;" "Gregory of Nazianzus on the Gradual Revelation of the Trinity" (also here); "Hilary of Poitiers on the Trinity" (also here); "Gregory of Nyssa on Human Analogies of the Trinity" (also here and here); "Augustine on the Trinity;" "Epiphanius of Constantia on Sabellianism;" "The Eleventh Council of Toledo on the Trinity;" "Richard of St. Victor on Love within the Trinity;" "Thomas à Kempis on the Limits of Trinitarian Speculation" (from A. McGrath, ed., The Christian Theology Reader, 3rd ed. Blackwell, 2006; also 2nd ed., 2001).
- Schmid, Heinrich, ed. "Chap. II: Of the Holy Trinity." The Doctrinal Theology of the Evangelical Lutheran Church, Exhibited, and Verified from the Original Sources. C.A. Hay, H.E. Jacobs, trans. Lutheran Publication Society, 1876. § 19, pp. 129-159.
- Irenaeus. "Demonstration of the Apostolic Preaching" (see sec. 6). Tr. J A. Robinson. SPCK/Macmillan, 1920 (also copy).
- Gregory Thaumaturgus. "On the Trinity." Ante-Nicene Fathers, Vol. 6. Ed. P. Schaff. Christian Literature Publishing, 1896 (also copy).
- Hilary of Poitiers. "On the Trinity." Tr. E.W. Watson and L. Pullan. Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series, Vol. 9. Ed. P. Schaff and H. Wace. Christian Literature Publishing, 1899 (also copy).
- Gregory of Nazianzus. "Fifth Theological Oration (Oration 31)" (see esp. sec. 26ff.); also Orations 33 and 39. Tr. C.G. Browne and J.E. Swallow. Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series, Vol. 7. Ed. Philip Schaff and Henry Wace. Christian Literature, 1894 (also copy).
- Gregory of Nyssa, "On the Holy Trinity (to Eustathius);" "On 'Not Three Gods' (to Ablabius)." Tr. H.A. Wilson. Nicene and Post-Nicene Fathers, Second Series, Vol. 5. Ed. Philip Schaff and Henry Wace. Christian Literature Publishing, 1893 (also copy).
- Augustine. On the Trinity. Ed. G. Matthews. Cambridge, 2002 (also copy 1; copy 2)
- Boethius. "Trinity is One God, Not Three Gods," Consolation of Philosophy. Tr. H.F. Stewart and E.K. Rand, 1918.
- Richard of St. Victor. On the Trinity. Tr. Jonathan Couzer (pdf.).
- Thomas Aquinas. "The Blessed Trinity." Summa Theologica. First Part, q. 27-43. Tr. Fathers of the English Dominican Province. 2nd & rev'd ed., 1920.
- Calvin (compilation from the Institutes).
- Owen, John. Brief Declaration and Vindication of The Doctrine of the Trinity. Glasgow, 1798 (and copy).
- Schleiermacher, Friedrich. "Conclusion: The Divine Trinity," §§ 170-172, The Christian Faith (condensed presentation) in George Cross, ed., The Theology of Friedrich Schleiermacher. University of Chicago, 1911.
"Trinity": Specific Themes -Chapters, Essays
- Davis, Leo D. "The Trinitarian Problem and the Proposed Solutions before Nicaea." The First Seven Ecumenical Councils (325-787): Their History and Theology. Liturgical, 1990. Pp. 33-50.
- Emery, Gilles. "The Doctrine of the Trinity in St. Thomas Aquinas." Aquinas on doctrine: A Critical Introduction. Ed. T. G. Weinandy and J. Yocum. Continuum, 2004. Ch. 3, pp. 45-66 (also copy).
- Jowers, Dennis W. "The Theology of the Cross as Theology of the Trinity: A Critique of Jürgen Moltmannäs Staurocentric Trinitarianism." Tyndale Bulletin 52, no. 2 (1991): 245-266.
- Kelly, J.N.D. "The Doctrine of the Trinity." Early Christian Doctrine. Continuum, 2000. Ch. 10. 252-279.
Olson, Roger. "A Great Crisis Rocks the Church: A Controversy About the Trinity." The Story of Christian Theology: Twenty Centuries of Tradition and Reform. InterVarsity, 1999. Part III, pp. 137-196; also "The Fourth Century Cappadocian Fathers Meet to Settle on the Orthodox Doctrine of the Trinity." God in Dispute:
Conversations Among Great Christian Thinkers. Baker Academic, 2009. Ch. 7.
- Thompson, Thomas. "Interpretatio in bonem partem. Jürgen Moltmann on the Immanent Trinity." In Theology as Conversation: The Significance of Dialogue in Historical and Contemporary Theology. Ed. B. McCormick and K. Bender. Eerdmans, 2009. Pp. 159-178.
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"Trinity": Specific Themes - Monographs; Dissertations
- Ayres, Lewis. Nicaea and its Legacy: An Approach to Fourth-Century Trinitarian Theology. Oxford University, 2005; Augustine and the Trinity. Cambridge University, 2010.
- Bacon, Hannah. What's Right with the Trinity? Conversations in Feminist Theology. Ashgate, 2009.
- Beeley, Christopher. Gregory of Nazianzus on the Trinity and the Knowledge of God: In Your Light we see Light. Oxford University Press, 2008.
- Behr, John. The Nicene Faith, Part Two: One of the Holy Trinity. St. Vladimir's Seminary Press, 2004.
- Cunningham, David S. These Three are One: The Practice of Trinitarian Theology. Blackwell, 1998.
- Curtis, Jason M. Trinity and Time: An Investigation into God's Being and his Relationship with the Created Order, with Special Reference to Karl Barth and Robert W. Jenson. Ph.D. thesis, University of Edinburgh, 2007 (pdf).
- Duck, Ruth, and Patricia Wilson-Kastner. Praising God: The Trinity in Christian Worship. Westminster John Knox, 1999.
- Dunham, Scott A. The Trinity and Creation in Augustine: An Ecological Analysis. SUNY, 2008.
- Emery, Gilles. The Trinitarian Theology of Saint Thomas Aquinas. Oxford, 2010.
- Fiddes, Paul. Participating in God: A Pastoral Doctrine of the Trinity. Westminster John Knox, 2000.
- Flett, John. The Witness of God. The Trinity, Missio Dei, Karl Barth, and the Nature of the Christian Community. Eerdmans, 2010.
- Fox, Patricia. God as Communion: John Zizioulas, Elizabeth Johnson, and the Retrieval of the Symbol of the Triune God. Liturgical Press, 2001.
- Gaston, Thomas E. Proto-Trinity: The Development of the Doctrine of the Trinity in the First and Second Christian Centuries.M.Phil. thesis, University of Birmingham, 2008 (pdf).
- Grenz, Stanley. The Social God and the Relational Self: A Trinitarian Theology of the Imago Dei. Westminster John Knox, 2001.
- Hall, Douglas C. The Trinity: An Analysis of St. Thomas Aquinas' "Expositio" of the "De Trinitate" of Boethius. Brill, 1992.
- Jüngel, Eberhard. God's Being is in Becoming: The Trinitarian Being of God in the Theology of Karl Barth. Tr. John Webster. Continuum International Publishing Group, 2004.
- Kärkkäinen, Veli-Matti. Trinity and Religious Pluralism: The Doctrine of the Trinity in Christian Theology of Religions. Ashgate, 2004.
- Langdon, Adrian. God the Eternal Contemporary: Trinity, Eternity and Time in Karl Barth's "Church Dogmatics." Ph.D. thesis, McGill University, Montreal, 2009 (pdf.).
- Lashier, Jackson Jay. The Trinitarian Theology of Irenaeus of Lyon. PhD thesis, Marquette University, 2011.
- Marmion, Declan, and Gesa Thiessen, ed. Trinity and Salvation: Theological, Spiritual and Aesthetic Perspectives. Peter Lang, 2009.
- O'Donnell, John J. The Mystery of the Triune God. Continuum.
- Park, Mann. Jürgen Moltmann's Theology of the Trinity and its Significance for Contemporary Social Questions--A Dialogical Approach. Ph.D. Thesis, University of St. Michael's College, Toronto, 2000 (pdf).
- Stewart, Melville Y., ed. The Trinity: East/West Dialogue. Kluwer, 2003.
- Marrocco, Mary. Participation in the Divine Life in St. Augustine's De Trinitate and Selected Contemporary Homiletic Discourses. Ph.D. thesis, St. Michael's College, Toronto, 2000 (pdf.).
- Metzger, Paul L., ed. Trinitarian Soundings in Systematic Theology. Continuum International, 2005.
- Molnar, Paul D. Thomas F. Torrance: Theologian of the Trinity. Ashgate, 2009; Divine Freedom and the Doctrine of the Immanent Trinity: In Dialogue with Karl Barth and Contemporary Theology. Continuum, 2005.
- Rusch, Wiliam, tr. and ed. The Trinitarian Controversy. Fortress, 1980.
- Tennent, Timothy. Invitation to World Missions: A Trinitarian Missiology for the Twenty-first Century. Kregel, 2010.
- Torrance, Thomas F. Trinitarian Perspectives: Toward Doctrinal Agreement. T & T Clark, 1994.