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how to tell the biblical story in a way that makes a difference

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However, the idea that the holy spirit was also a part of a godhead was clearly not a part of christian teaching until the middle of the fourth century.

You might be playing fast and loose with the term “clearly” - particularly in light of your other argument (that Christian doctrine hasn’t been consistently taught.)  Many scholars would suggest that the doctrine of a Triune God was present in the NT, and the conversations in Nicea were certainly not the first time someone realized that God had been revealed as a trinity of persons!

Arrogance and poor education are also being slung about in your post like the term “black” in an argument between cooking containers.