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A Look Inside the New Issue of Credo Magazine: Undivided Trinity

The new issue of Credo Magazine is now here! Undivided Trinity.

Every generation is tempted to forfeit an essential component of orthodox trinitarianism. Our generation is no exception. Not only modern theology but evangelical theology has grown suspicious towards the simplicity of God. Naturally, without simplicity evangelical theology risks segregating Father, Son, and Spirit. Taking its cue from social redefinitions of the Trinity, evangelicals have redefined the Trinity as a society, one in which each person has his own center of consciousness and will. As a result, a core doctrine like inseparable operations is foreign to many and sometimes held in disregard.

This issue of Credo Magazine tries to remedy this problem not only by reaffirming divine simplicity but confessing with the church that ancient and scriptural mantra: the external works of the Trinity are undivided. Such indivisibility, however, is no mere cooperation or division of labor. The persons are inseparable in their works because they are indivisible in essence and singular in will. Without this basic commitment the church will not remain faithful to Christian orthodoxy.

 

Featured Articles:

How Then Shall We Theologize? by Craig A. Carter

Equal in Glory, Coternal in Majesty by KJ Drake

Subordination or Simplicity? by James R. Gordon

Simplicity and Trinity, Friends or Foes? by Ryan Hurd

An Appropriate Pact by Jake Rainwater

Why is Inseparable Operations Such a Hard Sell? by Adonis Vidu

Columns:

First Principles by Matthew Barrett

Herman Bavinck and Theology Proper by Cory C. Brock

Interviews:

The Heavens Declare the Glory of the God with Richard C. Barcellos

10 Questions with Jonathan King

Book Reviews:

Confession Driven Missions by Patrick J. O’Banion, a review of To Win Our Neighbors for Christ.

Eyes Wide Open by Samuel G. Parkison, a review of The Rise and Triumph of the Modern Self.

Christians: The Despised Secret Keepers by Grace Sutton, a review of Post-Christian: A Guide to Contemporary Thought and Culture.

 

Read the new issue of Credo Magazine today: Undivided Trinity

Timothy Gatewood

Timothy Gatewood is a Residential PhD student at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary studying Theology. He serves as an adjunct instructor for MBTS and as an editor of Credo Magazine. Timothy is a pastoral resident at Emmaus Church where he attends with his wife, Beth, and son, John Howard. His work has been featured in the Lost Sermons of C.H Spurgeon series (B&H Publishing), the Midwestern Journal of Theology, and before the Evangelical Theological Society. He is currently writing his dissertation on the relationship between the divine attributes and metaphysical truth.

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