Trinity and Polytheism

Faith and Philosophy 21 (3):281-294 (2004)
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This paper develops an interpretation of the doctrine of the Trinity, drawn from Augustine and the Athanasian Creed. Such a doctrine includes divinity claims (the persons are divine), diversity claims (the persons are distinct), and a uniqueness claim (there is only one God). I propose and defend an interpretation of these theses according to which they are neither logically incompatible nor do they do entail that there are three (or four) gods

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Edward Wierenga
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Could There Be More Than One God?Richard Swinburne - 1988 - Faith and Philosophy 5 (3):225-241.

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