perichoresis

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek περιχώρησις (perikhṓrēsis, going round, rotation), from περιχωρέω (perikhōréō), from περί (perí, around) + χωρεω (khōreō, go forward, travel), because the relationship between the three members of the Trinity was described by early Christians as an eternal interpenetrating circulation.

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perichoresis (uncountable)

  1. (Christianity) The doctrine of the Trinity.

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