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Definition of "aseity" []

  • Being self-derived, in contrast to being derived from or dependent on another; being self-existent, having independent existence. (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "aseity" in a sentence
  • "This quality of independence and self-existence has always been affirmed of God under various names by the Fathers and Catholic theologians, though the word aseity itself began to be used in theology only in the Middle Ages."
  • "One could attribute aseity or ˜self-existence 'to space-time, matter-energy and the universe as a whole."
  • "Since I find some form of panentheism most amenable to a worldview that is science friendly, I have not found the "omni" characteristics that coherent accept by pointing to the aseity of God."