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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Existing in a former state or previous to something else.

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  • Your link indicates that physical phenomenon can be cited to support the position that preexistence is a rational rather than a whimsical argument.
  • Hogg and Shelley had been reading Plato and struggling with the idea of preexistence.
  • It is the place in which we come closest, in the Pauline corpus, to the idea of preexistence and incarnation.
  • Can you briefly list a few scholars off the top of your head who question Pauline preexistence? for more
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