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Published: 15 September 2016

272 Pages


ISBN: 9780198779247

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The Birth of the Trinity

Jesus, God, and Spirit in New Testament and Early Christian Interpretations of the Old Testament

Matthew W. Bates

  • A new historical proposal for how the doctrine of the Trinity first emerged
  • Unfolds the story of God in a uniquely Trinitarian fashion
  • Exemplifies the theological interpretation of Scripture
  • Shows how and why one can read the Old Testament and the New Testament together as Christian Scripture
  • Fresh evidence for an early high Christology