For Augustine, the absolute simply has to have three co-equal aspects: a content, a knower of this content, and a choice.   The Trinitarian nature of God isn't specifically Christian, really - for Mullah Sadra it amounts to the same: the lover, the beloved, and love.   One wonders whether modern and critical philosophy are too eager to reduce the number of aspects, or to hypostasize or reify the dynamic involved ( in terms of faculties or dynamics) - always seeking either monism or dualism, when trinitarianism is what is required to truly grasp the nature of reality.   Let the three aspects of God be named HAQQ, OIOION and HCSC