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Jesus and the Father: Modern Evangelicals Reinvent the Doctrine of the Trinity

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The doctrine of the Trinity is one of the cornerstones of Christianity. In Jesus and the Father, Kevin Giles wrestles with questions about the Trinity that are dividing the evangelical community: What is the error called subordinationism? Is the Son eternally subordinated to the Father in function? Are the Father and the Son divided or undivided in power and authority? Is ...more
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Published August 1st 2009 by Zondervan
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Many conservative evangelicals have been teaching that Christ was always submissive to the Father from eternity past, before the creation of the world. As Giles points out, their rejecting aspects of Arianism does not absolve them of the subordinationist error inherent in that teaching. He cites the Athanasian Creed as a clear witness to Scripture's condemnation of all forms of subordinating the Son to the Father apart from the Son's human nature:

"Accordingly there is one Father and not three
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