presentiality

presentiality

(prɪˌzɛnʃɪˈælɪtɪ)
n
1. (Theology) theol philosophy the state of being present
2. (Philosophy) theol philosophy the state of being present
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Thus the three divine Persons see each and every concrescing actual entity in its "presentiality" or moment of dynamic self-constitution within the cosmic process and transmit to it just for that moment an initial aim or "lure" to assist it in its selfoconstitution.
Simultaneity is constant presentiality, the blind state of the a-subjective event; it is the form in which any event and its terms are inscribed into the joints of their phenomenic existence.
Thus, as for what is future to us, this is indistant to God, as are the past and our present; God simply grasps such, knowing how God's being can be participated, while abstracting from futurition, presentiality, and preterition.
To be sure, Aquinas argued that God knows and wills creatures in their presentiality, i.e., as they occur.(25) Thus God does not predetermine what creatures choose to do.