Roderick T. Leupp

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Trinity, Overlooked or dismissed

“For most people and, sadly, for most Christians also, the Trinity is the great unknown. The Trinity, to use a familiar equation, is viewed as a riddle wrapped up inside a puzzle and buried in an enigma. A riddle, for how can any entity be at the same time multiple (three) yet singular (one)? A puzzle, for the Trinity is so clearly contrary to any rational thought as not to warrant a second thought from sensible people. An enigma, for even if the Trinity could be understood, of what practical value, even what religious value, would it have for ordinary people.”

(Roderick T. Leupp, Knowing the Name of God: A Trinitarian Tapestry of Grace, Faith and Community).