Trinity vs Perichoresis - What's the difference?

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In christianity|lang=en terms the difference between trinity and perichoresis

is that trinity is (christianity) in christian belief, the three persons (personae) of the godhead: father, son and holy spirit while perichoresis is (christianity) the doctrine of the trinity.

As a proper noun trinity

is (christianity) in christian belief, the three persons (personae) of the godhead: father, son and holy spirit.

As a noun perichoresis is

(christianity) the doctrine of the trinity.

trinity

English

Noun

(trinities)
  • A group or set of three people or things; triad; trio; trine.
  • *
  • *:But when the moon rose and the breeze awakened, and the sedges stirred, and the cat's-paws raced across the moonlit ponds, and the far surf off Wonder Head intoned the hymn of the four winds, the trinity , earth and sky and water, became one thunderous symphony—a harmony of sound and colour silvered to a monochrome by the moon.
  • The state of being three; threeness.
  • Synonyms

    * (group of three) threesome, triad, trio, trine, troika, triumvirate * threeness

    Derived terms

    * nontrinitarian * nontrinitarianism * trinitarian

    See also

    * Trinity * Trinity College * quaternity * Unitarian

    perichoresis

    Noun

    (-)
  • (christianity) The doctrine of the Trinity.
  • See also

    * circumincession