Take Up and Read: Our Triune God



This current blog series on Reflections is intended to encourage Christians to read more vigorously by providing a beginner’s guide to some of the Christian classics in such fields as theology, philosophy, and apologetics. Hopefully a very brief introduction to these important Christian texts will motivate today’s believers, as St. Augustine was called to in his dramatic conversion to Christianity, to “take up and read” (Latin: Tolle lege) these classic books.


This week’s book, Our Triune God, is by Christian theologian Peter Toon and is in my estimation a contemporary treasure on the doctrine of the Trinity. Toon’s work is by far the best contemporary book I’ve read concerning the triune nature of God. This sophisticated yet readable book provides a biblical, theological, and historical presentation of orthodox trinitarianism.

Why Is This Author Notable?

Peter Toon (1939–2009) was an evangelical Anglican priest and theologian. Earning his doctorate from…

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