Jesus Christ: God's Revelation to the World (Second Edition)

Chapter 1: What Is the Trinity?


What Is the Trinity?

Film Focus: In this video Bishop Robert Barron explains that in Christianity God has revealed his very being as love.  The claim that God is love is the ground for how you can understand the Trinity. It is found in the interplay between the Lover, the Beloved, and the Love that they share.

Text Focus: Pages 15-18

Discussion Questions:

  1. What is a unique aspect about the Christian claim of who God is?
  2. In what ways is the concept that “God is love” the foundation for understanding the Trinity?
  3. What was the new revelation that God gave the world when he sent his Son?
  4. How is this Trinitarian love different from the Jewish understanding of who God is?


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