The opinion or doctrine that the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit are three distinct Gods.
Belief in three separate gods.
Tritheism is from the Greek [ theis] meaning three and [ theos] meaning God. It is the Heretical doctrine that there are three Gods, or that the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit are three different or distinct Gods. [ back
(Christianity) the heretical belief that the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit are three separate gods
belief in three gods, often referring to doctrines of the Trinity in which the unity of God is seen as compromised.
Belief in three gods. As such, it is a form of polytheism. Advocates of trinitarianism deny that they are tritheists; however, trinitarianism certainly has tritheistic tendencies and some extreme forms of trinitarianism are tritheistic. (See Chapter 11 - TRINITARIANISM: DEFINITION AND HISTORICAL DEVELOPMENT.) For example, any belief that there are three self-conscious minds in the Godhead or three eternal bodies in the Godhead can properly be called tritheism.
The belief in the existence of three deities. This is one form of polytheism. A small minority of Christians believe that God, Jesus and the Holy Spirit are three different entities, or that God and Jesus are separate and the Holy Spirit is a type of force.
Tritheism is the belief that there are three distinct, each powerful gods, who form a triad.