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Unformatted text preview: --Why trinity? 1 st commandment-important still because jesus was jewish, and early Christians are still jews.--Also, jesus says that he is god a lot.-- Holy spirit descends on the apostles, after jesus is gone.--Trinity discussed at the council of Nicaea 325ad Roman empire allows Christianity. Nicaea is a response to arianism Basil born 329ish, dies 379 Seminarians son and father is equal, but holy spirit is subservient Sabellianism, modalism = one god, who in salvation history has different functions or modes. Jesus makes distinctions between him and the father...
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- Spring '08