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The Triune God
Zondervan Academic

The Triune God

In the Triune God course, you will explore the main contours of the central and mysterious Christian doctrine of the Trinity.

At a Glance

  • Provides deeper understanding of Trinitarian theology rooted in Scripture and church history
  • Bridges the gap between introductory textbooks and advanced theological treatments of the Trinity with guidance for studying Scripture in a Trinitarian manner
  • Access to all course material—video lectures; readings enhanced by key concept reviews, and quizzes
  • Access to the Cerego learning system to build memory retention of course objectives
  • 24/7 access for 12 months to complete the course at your own pace


120 hours


This course can be taken for academic credit through the BibleMesh Institute: Click Here.

More Details

The Triune God course will teach you the riches of Christian thought on the Trinity for the sake of theological renewal. Thought-provoking yet understandable, you’ll explore the biblical, creedal, and confessional shape of this central Christian doctrine.

This course is supported by book The Triune God by Fred Sanders. The Triune God course secures knowledge of the Trinity in rightly ordered theological language. Material in this course is presented on the basis of the way the Trinity was revealed in Scripture. This course also offers you theological principles for reading Scripture in a thoroughly Trinitarian manner.

All course material—video lectures, readings, pronunciation guides, review questions, and assessments—is available online for study at your own convenience.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction and Attunement: Gloria Patri
  2. Revelation of the Triune God
  3. An Inapt Doctrine of Revelation
  4. Communicative Missions
  5. Not by Tradition
  6. Incarnation and Pentecost
  7. The Arc of the Biblical Story and Self-Revelation
  9. God Who Sends God
  10. Trinitarian Personhood
  11. Trinitarian Exegesis
  12. Piecemeal Proof
  13. New Covenant Attestation
  14. Old Covenant Adumbration, Pt. 1
  15. Old Covenant Adumbration, Pt. 2
  16. Theses on the Revelation of the Trinity


About the Technology

Author & Instructor

Fred Sanders
Dr. Fred Sanders

PhD., Graduate Theological Union

Fred Sanders is a professor of theology in the Torrey Honors Institute at Biola University in La Mirada, California. He is the author of numerous books, including The Deep Things of God: How the Trinity Changes Everything, and co-editor of Jesus in Trinitarian Perspective: An Introductory Christology. Fred is also a core participant in the Theological Engagement with California Culture Project and a blogger at Scriptorium Daily.