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In Christianity, the Godhead is a unit consisting of God the Father, Jesus Christ (the Son), and the Holy Spirit. Though often used interchangeably with the concept of Trinity, the idea of Godhead is broader than the idea of Trinity, and includes other Christian theologies relating the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit.

Alternate meaning: The word Godhead also refers to the divine nature or essence of God. See Theology.

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1 Contrasting views of the Godhead
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Contrasting views of the Godhead

The nature of the Godhead is defined differently among Christian denominations. In most branches of Christianity, including Catholicism, Eastern Orthodoxy and some branches of Protestantism, the Godhead is viewed as a Trinity, and the word Godhead is often used interchangably with Trinity.

Contrasting views of the Godhead include the version of tritheism accepted by some denominations of Mormonism, the strict Monotheism of the Jehovah's Witnesses, the Monotheistic Modalism of the Oneness Pentecostals (in which manifestations of God are not limited to three)), the Dualism of Gnosticism, and various other views by denominations including the Church of Christ, Scientist, the Unification Church, and Unitarian Universalism.

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