The Spirit and the Doctrine of God: On Gendered Language, Violence, and the Trinity and Philosophy

Andrew K. Gabriel


Gabriel focuses on the issues of using gendered language for God, the relationship of the Spirit and violence, and the adequacy of engaging the doctrine of the Trinity in response to more philosophical approaches to the attributes of God. He concludes by noting areas for future research. This paper is a response to a panel discussion by Don Schweitzer, HyeRan Kim-Cragg, and Jeromey Martini of Andrew K. Gabriel’s book The Lord is the Spirit: The Holy Spirit and the Divine Attributes.


Holy Spirit, Language and Gender, Violence, Trinity, Philosophy

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