i) Christ must be his own Father and his own son;
ii) The Holy Spirit is neither Father nor Son yet he is both;
iii) The Son was begotten by the Father but existed before he was begotten;
iv) Christ is as old as his Father;
v) The Father is as young as his son;
vi) The Holy Spirit proceeded from the Father and Son but he is as old as his ‘parents’.
Islam as Political Religion The future of an imperial faith by Dr Shabbir Akhtar, page 163.