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Durham University

Department of Theology and Religion


Publication details for Professor Karen E. Kilby

Kilby, Karen (2010). Is an Apophatic Trinitarianism Possible? International Journal of Systematic Theology 12(1): 65-77.

Author(s) from Durham


A good deal of recent theology has been characterized by a robust, self-confident trinitarianism. Is it possible, by contrast, to develop something like an apophatic trinitarianism? This article attempts to sketch what such a thing might look like and defend it against some obvious objections.