Erasmus straddling Trinitarian doctrines under the rcc Valladolid pressures

Steven Avery


Far better is it to employ our pious studies in endeavouring to resemble God, than in indiscreet discussion with a view to ascertain wherein the Son is distinguished from the Father, and wherein the Holy Spirit differs from the other two.

Under the pressure of Valladolid inquisition - 1528 (Valladolid was 1527)
"All my studies, in innumerable places, clearly proclaim agreement with the definition of the Trinity handed down by the Catholic Church, namely, the equality of the Divine nature in three persons; or better still, the same undivided essence in three persons, distinct in that which is peculiar to each (proprietates), but not in nature."
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