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a. Of or relating to the Christian Trinity.
b. Believing or professing belief in the Christian Trinity or the doctrine of the Trinity.
2. trinitarian Having three members, parts, or facets.
1. One who believes in the Christian doctrine of the Trinity.
2. A member of a Roman Catholic religious order founded in 1198 and now devoted to teaching, nursing, and pastoral work.

Trin′i·tar′i·an·ism n.
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the orthodox Christian belief that God exists as the Trinity of the Father, the Son, and the Holy Spirit. Cf. unitarianism. — trinitarian, n., adj.
See also: Christ
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Protestantism - the theological system of any of the churches of western Christendom that separated from the Roman Catholic Church during the Reformation
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Arguably Aramaki's magnum opus, the novel centers on the journey of a boy called simply K, who lives in a time when Earth is ruled by an ecclesial organization modeled on the Catholic Church: the Holy Empire of Igitur, which rejects Trinitarianism as heresy and replaces the concept with that of a Quadrinity.
Van Bladel argues that Ibrahim's ghazal on how various religions view the beloved suggests that Sabians like Ibrahim still considered the planets to be an important part of the Sabian religion, analogous to Jewish law, Magian dualism, Christian trinitarianism, and the Muslim's promised paradise.
In addition to Erasmian humanism, Juan's views were also shaped by a Spanish spiritual movement known as alumbradismo, which stressed the individual believer's divine illumination (alumbramiento), and by his family's background as conversos, people of Jewish heritage who had converted to Catholicism but who often had reservations about Trinitarianism and some of the ceremonial practices of the new faith.
Instead he historicizes, contextualizes, and thereby relativizes creedal Christology and Trinitarianism as one possible way of developing theology faithful to the New Testament, which at the same time "open[s] the door to bypassing the classic language" (79).
That Chaucer brings the tale-telling contest to a close after only twenty-four have been told (10.16), when one hundred and twenty were ostensibly in the offing, indicates that he has moved on to the question of closure in the Christian economy, which is as mysterious as the doctrine of creation, and which he will couch ultimately in the language of the Word and processual Trinitarianism (10.61-74; 1081-92).
While both traditions are monotheistic, Christianity is a christo-centric Trinitarianism, which is strongly rejected by Islam.
More specifically, I argue here that the ontological argument, read in context, reframes a set of metaphysical problems inherent to Augustinian trinitarianism and Christology, and helps provide the conceptual means for their transformation in the theology of Bonaventure.
As always, Hegel, who dispels dualism by way of a trinitarianism, is in fact making a tripartite distinction: art, religion, and philosophy, graded in terms of their rising level of conceptuality.
Following the Christian doctrine of Trinitarianism the three empires can be thought of in a religious and messianic way as follows: the "First Empire" is related to the Father, the "Second Empire" to the Son, while the "Third Empire" to the Holy Spirit.
A later age might have read into the allocation of this psalm to Sunday a protest against dualism and trinitarianism. The baraita hints at the movement towards and entry into the Temple of the King of Glory, when it says He took possession ...
Grenz's writings on a Triune God receive focus in each chapter, from his attention to Jesus as the imago Dei to the relation of Trinitarianism to ethics.
The "chosen band" of Hymn 189 specifies the contemporary religious commitments of the "Hebrew, sanctified, His Unity to promulgate," where, as Jonathan Sarna discusses, emphasis on divine Unity was meant to distinguish the Jews from Christian Trinitarianism. (31) When Moise's Hymn 183 commemorates Passover, the Israel that God with "outstretched hand" redeems as the "elect" is situated in the Haggada as a reenactment of Jewish history.