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date: 24 November 2020

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<p>This article examines the relation between feminism and the doctrine of the Trinity. It highlights feminists' concerns about traditional Trinitarian theology's the use masculine language about God. It argues that the use of feminine metaphors to describe God should not lead to a rejection or replacement of the names for the Trinity given in Scripture and tradition, since divine paternity does not mean that the immaterial Father is male. It suggests that the generation of the Son is a model for both human motherhood and fatherhood.</p>

Keywords: feminism, Trinity, masculine language, Trinitarian theology, Scripture, divine paternity, motherhood, fatherhood

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