In Christianity is there any weirder inheritance than the doctrine of the Trinity?
Is the Trinity spelled out in the Bible? Well, yes and no. No, if you mean a semi-cohesive theological formula by which 1+1+1=1, that would come later, in the era of the early Christian councils of the fourth and fifth centuries. But within the Bible, we do find God the Father, God the Son, and God the Holy Spirit—sometimes in surprising places: