This volume is a reprint of a lost classic on the doctrine of the Trinity by Dr. Samuel Clarke (1675-1729), the famous philosopher, theologian, and friend of Sir Isaac Newton.
This is the definitive... More > posthumous edition from his Works, printed in 1738. (The first edition was published in 1712.)
Also included are nine follow-up writings by Clarke, in which he responds to some of his many critics, as well as an account of Clarke's life by Benjamin Sarum.
In The Scripture Doctrine of the Trinity, Clarke lists and interprets every relevant passage in the New Testament, and carefully develops his own subordinationist understanding of the Trinity.
For other books on the Trinity, including multiple refutations of Clarke by his friend Dr. Daniel Waterland, and a book-length account of his life by his friend William Whiston, visit: http://trinities.org/books< Less
This book surveys the ways analytic theologians have sought to understand the Christian doctrine of the Trinity. Applying the tools of recent analytic metaphysics, logic, and epistemology, they seek... More > to provide a self-consistent and orthodox way to understand the trinitarian claims of catholic traditions. This issue goes to the heart of Christian belief, and is central to theological disagreements between Christians, Jews, and Muslims.
Supplementary discussions survey the history of Trinity theories, unitarian Christian theologies, and Judaic and Islamic objections to Trinity theories.
There is an extensive bibliography.
This book is an authorized reprint of the article "Trinity" and its supplementary documents, from the online Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. http://plato.stanford.edu/< Less
This is a clean, readable, and complete (though not flawless) reprint of the second edition of The Atoning Sacrifice (1830) by Noah Worcester.
Worcester discusses the purpose of Jesus' crucifixion.... More > Did God need an object of wrath in order to forgive human sins? Or was this an expression of love on the part of God and his Son?
The book will be of interest to anyone thinking through rival Christian theories of atonement.< Less
Unedited, high quality reprint of the third, 1797 edition of The Scripture-Account of the Attributes and Worship of God; and of the Character and Offices of Jesus Christ. By Hopton Haynes (c.... More > 1667-1749)
With particular attention to the Greek New Testament, Hayes argues that the Bible doesn't teach the traditional Trinity and Incarnation doctrines, but rather teaches the unique deity of the Father and the humanity of Jesus.Also includes a brief entry on Haynes from the Dictionary of National Biography.
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An unedited reprint of:
A Second Collection of Tracts,
The God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the only True God;
And Jesus Christ the Son of God, him whom the Father sanctified and... More > sent, raised from the Dead and exalted.
The Doctrine of Three Almighty and Equal Persons, Spirits, Modes, Subsistences, or Somewhats in God; and of the Incarnation.
published in 1693. The tracts include (see preview of back cover for full list):
An accurate Examination of the principal Texts usually alledged for the Divinity of our Saviour.
Considerations on the Explications of the Doctrine of the Trinity, by Dr. Wallis, Dr. Sherlock, Dr. S---th, Dr. Cudworth, and Mr. Hooker; as also on the Account given by those that say, The Trinity is an unconceivable and inexplicable Mystery.
Several of the ten tracts are attributed to Stephen Nye (1648-1719). This book is a sequel to this one.< Less
Partial Table of Contents (see back cover for full):By John Disney (1746-1816):
A Friendly Dialogue: Between a Common Unitarian Christian, and an Athanasian; Occasioned by the former's behavior... More > during some part of the public service. Or, An Attempt to Restore Scriptural Forms of Worship. To which is added A Second Dialogue Between Eugenius and Theophilus, on the Same Subject. (2nd ed., 1787)Reasons for Resigning the Rectory of Panton and Vicarage of Swinderby, in Lincolnshire; and Quitting the Church of England. (2nd ed., 1783)By William Frend (1757-1841):An Address to the Members of the Church of England, and to Protestant Trinitarians in General, Exhorting them to Turn from the False Worship of Three Persons, to the Worship of the One True God. (2nd ed., 1788)A Second Address to the Members of the Church of England, and to Protestant Trinitarians in General. (2nd ed., 1789)Appendix: bios of Disney and Frend.< Less
This treatise by nineteenth century Unitarian John Wilson lays out a very comprehensive scriptural case for unitarianism and tries to rebut alleged scriptural evidence for trinitarianism. There are... More > thousands of references to Bible passages and other relevant works.This reprint is of the 3rd edition, printed in 1846.The print quality is acceptable. However, when quoting the book sometimes switches to very small type,which can be hard to read, especially in italics.< Less
Reprint of the 1791 edition of three tracts by Joseph Priestley (1733-1804), constituting a sustained attack on Calvinism.These are:An Appeal to the Serious and Candid Professors of ChristianityA... More > Familiar Illustration of Certain Passages of Scripture, and A General View of the Arguments for the Unity of GodThis is a high quality & very readable reprint. The above Preview pages give you an idea of the page layout, but seriously under-represent the image quality. In other words, the words are printed much more clearly than they appear in the Preview above.For other books on the Trinity and related topics, visit trinities.org/books">< Less
This is an unedited reprint of Dissertations on the Unity of God in the Person of God the Father. And on the Messiahship of Jesus the Son of God and of Mary; with Proofs and Illustrations from Holy... More > Scripture and from Ecclesiastical Antiquity. (1808) by William Christie (1748-1823).
In 1810 in Philadelphia Christie published this volume, which derives from his sermons to his short-lived Glasgow congregation in 1794. He had presented them a second time in a series of lectures in Winchester, Virginia in 1799, and a third time in Philadelphia in 1807-8. Herein he expounds his mature theological views, interpreting all the relevant biblical texts.
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This is a clean and complete reprint of Moses Stuart's Letters on the Eternal Generation of the Son of God, Addressed to the Rev. Samuel Miller, D.D. It was originally published in Andover, MA in... More > 1822. Stuart (1780-1852), a noted evangelical biblical scholar and theologian, examines the doctrine of the eternal generation of the Son in light of the early church fathers, scripture, and reason.< Less