"Oh--ay, as a lad I knowed your part o' the country very well," he said terminatively
. "Though I've never been there since.
This is to indicate a distinction from "nature" (Natur) which would designate the same person without the supernatural end but with a purely natural end, in other words, a concrete instance of "pure nature." The word terminative is Latin, an adverb meaning "terminatively
." In other words, in Rahner's understanding the existential is a definitive determinant of a concrete human nature.
In my perspective, therefore, the three outcomes of the single action of the Father in the Holy Spirit are distinct from each other in the following way: the creation is really distinct from the sanctification, but the sanctification is only virtually distinct from the union understood terminatively
, as the outcome of sanctification.