- belief in three Gods, especially in the doctrine that the three persons of the Trinity (Father, Son, and Holy Ghost) are three distinct Gods, each an independent center of consciousness and determination.
Origin of tritheism
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And this is naturally to be expected, because God is one Trinitarianism is not Tritheism.The Theology of Holiness
The treatise appeared to this professor anti-trinitarian, not in the direction of Unitarianism, however, but of Tritheism.Pages From an Old Volume of Life
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.
But, unhappily, in his zeal against Socinians and Sabellians, he used expressions which might be construed into Tritheism.The History of England from the Accession of James II.
Thomas Babington Macaulay
- theol belief in three gods, esp in the Trinity as consisting of three distinct gods