Material Constitution and the Trinity

Faith and Philosophy 22 (1):57-76 (2005)
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Abstract
The Christian doctrine of the Trinity poses a serious philosophical problem. On the one hand, it seems to imply that there is exactly one divine being; on the other hand, it seems to imply that there are three. There is another well-known philosophical problem that presents us with a similar sort of tension: the problem of material constitution. We argue in this paper that a relatively neglected solution to the problem of material constitution can be developed into a novel solution to the problem of the Trinity.
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On the Plurality of Worlds.Tomberlin, James E.
The Christian God.Swinburne, Richard
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Contemporary Hylomorphism.Bailey, Andrew M. & Wilkins, Shane
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