TRANSCENDENCE


TRANSCENDENCE
   from the Latin meaning "to surpass" or "go beyond." In general the term is used in three ways
   to designate any ideal, thing or BEING that "stands over against" the knowing subject; to signify that which stands "over against" all FINITE being such as GOD; and to designate certain CATEGORIES that necessarily characterize any conceivable or possible being.

Concise dictionary of Religion. 2012.

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