Re: An Early Trinity

George Murphy (
Mon, 13 Sep 1999 12:25:34 -0400 wrote:
> George Murphy said:
> >In fact, excessive emphasis on the plural "let us make..." here might lead
> one
> >to the mistaken idea that _only_ the creation of humanity is a work of the
> Trinity and
> >that in all the other creative work only one person of the Trinity is
> acting.
> This conclusion may be discouraged by Genesis 1:1, where the word used
> for God is Elohim, not El.

Yes if the grammatically plural form of elohim is understood in a trinitarian
sense, but I think that's even more debatable than understanding "let us make" in such
a way.

George L. Murphy