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REL 30tian Theology1 Chris
Due: January 26, 2021 at 5:30 pm
1.) In your own words, describe the doctrine of the Trinity, and share how your understanding of the Trinity has developed over time, if at all. If your perspective hasn’t changed, describe how you came to your current understanding concerning this doctrine?
2.) Define each of the three Trinitarian heresies: Adoptionism, Modalism, and Arianism. Include…
A. The names of any historic figures associated with each.
B. The primary “problem” or “problems” each of these heresies presents.
C. Your personal response or reaction to these heresies and why you think the Christian church rejected them.
3.) In your opinion, why or why isn’t the doctrine of the Trinity an important doctrine of the Christian Church? In other words, does it really matter that we believe in the Trinity?
Jones, Beth Felker. Practicing Christian Doctrine: An Introduction to Thinking and Living Theologically. Grand Rapids: Baker Academic, 2014. ISBN: 978-0-8010-4933-0