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On the Superiority of the Latin Trinitarian Synthesis

For more information, see: Lagrange’s The One God: A Commentary on Prima Pars, Reality: A Synthesis of Thomistic Thought; Sacrae Theologiae Summa IIA, Appendix; Nicoloas’ Catholic Dogmatic Theology: A Synthesis, Volume 1.


The online Orthodox are often quick to cast judgment on the Doctrine of God of their Latin brethren as somehow deficient. Yet, the opposite is the case. Rather than expressing a complete break in the person of St. Augustine, Latin theology provides a synthesis and organic development on the Trinitarian theology of the Greek Fathers, which allows for a greater depth and clarity in Latin authors.

A Misconception