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Does 1 Corinthians 8:6 prove Unitarianism?

You ask how is 1 Corinthians 8:6 yet for us there is one God, the Father, of whom are all things, and we for Him; and one Lord Jesus Christ, through whom are all things, and through whom we live. ...
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What are the main differences between Jehovah's Witnesses and Biblical Unitarians?

Introductory Notes: CSE = Christianity Stack Exchange BU = Biblical Unitarianism JW = Jehovah’s Witnesses CSE Tag Unitarianism = a liberal Christian theological movement (from 1565) known for its ...
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Is there a link between Socinianism and Sir Isaac Newton's conclusion to his Principia Mathematica (1687) where he attacks the Trinity doctrine?

Yes, there appears to be a link between Socinianism and Sir Isaac Newton’s views on the Trinity. I say “appears” because Newton was careful to conceal his theology. Extracts taken from this link ...
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Is there a link between Socinianism and Sir Isaac Newton's conclusion to his Principia Mathematica (1687) where he attacks the Trinity doctrine?

It seems to me that Newton is 'sitting on the fence' and acting as a spectator to the arguments regarding the Person and the Deity of Christ. He writes that he can observe in the early Church (due to ...
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According to Trinitarians, why does Jesus glorifying himself amount to nothing?

There is a lack of appreciation for the fine and complex texture depicted of the existential and operational relationships among the three of the Divine Trinity in the activities of the incarnated Son....
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What is the Biblical basis for the belief that Trinitarian belief is “not” required for salvation?

Both Old Testament and New Testament revelations indicate that there is a way of salvation which does not require the kind of faith described by the Athanasian Creed. Jesus made this very clear when ...
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According to Trinitarians, why didn't Jesus correct the scribe's use of 'Him' at Mark 12:32-33?

I and the Father are One, saith Jesus, John 10:30. God is one - a matter of divine nature, a nature shared by three persons in a perfection of unity. Therefore, without further revelation, as was the ...
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Is the Unitarian Universalist Association really creedless?

I have been Trinitarian all my life. The below is for information purposes. The content below is in the public domain. Bold highlights are added for clarity. The website of the UUA states ...
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How do Unitarians explain Hebrews 1:10-12?

To properly interpret Hebrews 1:10-12 it is important to put everything in context. First, the series of arguments the author gives are to show 1 thing: that Jesus has BECOME greater than the angels ...
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How do Unitarians interpret John 1:1?

"In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God." Ἐν ἀρχῇ ἦν ὁ λόγος καὶ ὁ λόγος ἦν πρὸς τὸν θεόν καὶ θεὸς ἦν ὁ λόγος A summary of the interpretation I think ...
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How do Unitarians interpret John 1:1?

The word (λόγος) of John 1 is not a person but the Gospel of eternal life as the Apostle John says in the opening of his first Epistle: "What (ὅ) was from the beginning (cf. John 1:1), what we have ...
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What is the Biblical basis for unitarianism?

There are a plethora of verses that clearly distinguish Jesus from God Almighty and which make clear that Jesus is subservient to God - far too many to post. Once you start reading the scriptures ...
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Do Unitarians believe in the same number of books? Do they reject certain verses?

Do Unitarians generally believe in the same # of books as Catholics/Protestants? Modern unitarians usually follow the Protestant bible, as modern Unitarianism is a branch of Protestantism from the ...
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If the Holy Trinity is defined as three distinct faces, people or persons of God, does this not directly contradict the first commandment?

If God is un-created and infinitely and eternally perfect then it is reasonable that He possesses uncreated, infinite, eternal integrity. If this is so then there can be no ontological difference ...
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According to Trinitarians, why does Jesus glorifying himself amount to nothing?

The conversation begins way back at verse 13 where the Pharisees accuse Jesus of testifying about himself, which thing is inadmissible under the law: So the Pharisees said to him, “You are bearing ...
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According to Trinitarians, why does Jesus glorifying himself amount to nothing?

According to those who hated Jesus, THEY accused Jesus of glorifying himself, but Jesus’ response shows that he did not. That is why he answered, “IF I glorify myself…” Had he said “I glorify myself ...
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According to Jehovah's Witnesses and Unitarians and all who deny that Jesus is the Almighty God, how can He be in you and live in you?

The New World Translation does away with any need for Jehovah’s Witnesses to answer the question you raise by employing the simple expedience of altering the words in these Bible verses: Colossians 1:...
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How do Biblical Unitarians contextually explain Thomas' exclamation at John 20:28?

Thomas’ exclamation at John 20:28 “My Lord and my God!” is the culmination of a major theme in the Gospel of John. Initially, I viewed this as problematic from a unitarian perspective, something of a ...
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What is the Biblical basis for the belief that Trinitarian belief is “not” required for salvation?

Protestant answer. Simply, the Athanasian Creed is not Scripture. It is a 'doctrine of men'. We must be careful not to substitute man's teachings for God's, as the Pharisees often did. Creeds are ...
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How do Unitarians interpret Zechariah 12:10?

An answer to this is given in commentary on the Revised English Version (REV) Bible, which is written from a Biblical Unitarian perspective, here. To summarize It can be translated as 'him' or 'one' ...
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If the Holy Trinity is defined as three distinct faces, people or persons of God, does this not directly contradict the first commandment?

Read Genesis 1 where God says “let US make man in OUR image”. Then you also read that the Spirit of God was moving across the face of the waters. You have in the clearest possible terms the existence ...
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How do Biblical Unitarians understand what some theologians refer as the Kenosis in Philippians 2?

Caveat: this is a difficult sentence in general and there is no settled translation. However it's translated, it's easy to make a subtle assumption about the text that isn't actually there (although a ...
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According to Jehovah's Witnesses and Unitarians and all who deny that Jesus is the Almighty God, how can He be in you and live in you?

[...] if Jesus Christ is not God how is it He can fellowship with billions of other peoples scattered throughout time and space? The Apostle Paul answers your question here (emphasis ours): Gal 4:6 ...
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How would believers in Jesus' deity paraphrase 1 Clement 59:4, "Let all the Gentiles know that Thou art the God alone, and Jesus Christ is Thy Son"?

The first thing to remember is that the writings of the Apostolic Fathers are not primarily, and sometimes not at all, theological treatises. They are most often exhortations to godly living in the ...
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