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Mystery Unveiled: The Crisis of the Trinity in Early Modern England

Paul C. H. Lim

Abstract

This book offers an examination of the polemical debates about the doctrine of the Trinity in seventeenth-century England, showing that this philosophical and theological re-configuration significantly impacted the politics of religion in the early modern period. Through analysis of these heated polemics, the book shows how Trinitarian God-Talk became untenable in many ecclesiastical and philosophical circles, which led to the emergence of Unitarianism. It also demonstrates that those who continued to embrace Trinitarian doctrine articulated their piety and theological perspectives in an incre ... More

Keywords: polemical debates, Trinity, seventeenth-century England, politics of religion, God-talk, unitarianism, Plato, Christianity, anti-Trinitarian sentiment

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780195339468
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195339468.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Paul C. H. Lim, author
Vanderbilt Divinity School

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