In previous weeks I have shown that my arguments are strongly supported by standard authorities and a broad range of recent Trinitarian scholarship. This week I will be summarising the key elements of the Biblical Unitarian position, identifying key weaknesses in the Trinitarian position, and weighing the evidence against three primary criteria: reason, Scripture and history.
I maintain that Biblical Unitarianism:
Trinitarianism is contrary to logic and reason. For example, the Athanasian Creed states:
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Author: David Burke
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Bible reference(s): Genesis 1:26, Gen 3:22, Deuteronomy 6:4, Pro 8:22, Isa 9:6, Mat 1:23, Mat 28:19, John 1:1-4, John 1:14, John 1:18, John 3:13, John 5:23, John 6:33, John 6:38, John 6:41-42, John 6:51, John 6:58, John 6:62, John 8:23, John 8:28, John 8:58, John 10:17-18, John 10:30, John 14:9, John 17:5, John 20:28, Rom 9:5, 1 Corinthians 8:6, 1 Corinthians 15:28, Philippians 2:6-8, Col 1:15-16, 1 Timothy 3:16, Heb 1:2, Heb 1:8, Heb 7:3, 1 John 4:3, 1 John 5:7-8, 1 John 5:20, Rev 3:14
Source: “The Great Trinity Debate, Part 6: Dave Burke’s Closing Statement”
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