In the East the doctrine of the trinity has remained a vital part of belief and worship, in contrast to the West, where for the vast majority it is little more than an arcane mathematical riddle, of no real consequence for daily living.

–Robert Letham, Through Western Eyes: Eastern Orthodoxy – A Reformed Perspective (UK: Mentor, 2007), 271-72.

  One thought on “Quote of the Week: Robert Letham

  1. August 26, 2011 at 12:27 am

    Sad but true. In the liturgy of John Chrysostom you get more explicit Trinitarianism in one sunday than most ppl get in other traditions in a whole year. If only the people born into it would appreciate that great treasure they’ve got.

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