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- noun The quality of being
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Does the 'aboveness' here mean aught that is different from the concrete spaces which have to be moved - through in getting from the one to the other?
Yes, to him shall be given the grace of "aboveness."
Superiority equals aboveness, inferiority equals beneathness; sympathy equals the same feeling.
There is no feature that the Bible loves more to proclaim than just this feature of “aboveness.”
It is not an aboveness ante rem, it is a post rem extract from the aboveness in rebus.
But that is not the full aboveness, it is only an abbreviated substitute that on occasion may lead my mind towards truer, i.e., fuller, dealings with the real aboveness.
We may indeed talk, for certain conveniences, as if the abstract scheme preceded, we may say 'I must go up stairs because of the essential aboveness,' just as we may say that the man 'does prudent acts because of his ingrained prudence,' or that our ideas