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Family Friday Links 7.29.16 #Trinity #Theology

Jared KennedyComment

Over the past month, there has been a less than gentle but revealing debate about the nature of the Trinity on social media. In one corner were those who believe in the submission of the Son to the Father in eternity past (Bruce WareWayne GrudemDenny Burk). And in the other corner those who don't and believe this idea is a new movement away from Christian orthodoxy (Liam GoligherCarl TruemanScot McKnight).

While this may seem like a debate for nerds in the academy, the dispute is important for Christians to think about. It impacts what we believe about God and his gospel. Moreover, because 1 Corinthians 11:30 connects submission in human relationships to Christ's submission to God the Father, this debate has implications for what Christians should think and teach about gender.  

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