(philosophy) In Hegelianism, the spiritual principle of which the reality is the expression.
Absolute-idea Sentence Examples
That in which no further contradiction is possible is the absolute Idea.
The Christian attainment is nothing else than the thorough intellectual grasp of the absolute idea and the identification of our essential selves with God.
Thus Christianity, as religion, is on the one hand the adoration of God, that is, of the highest and noblest, and this highest and noblest as conceived not under forms of power or knowledge but in the form of ethical self-devotion as embodied in Jesus Christ, and on the other hand it meets the requirements of all religion in its dependence, not indeed upon some absolute idea or omnipotent power, but in the belief that that which appeals to the soul as worthy of supreme worship is also that in which the soul may trust, and which shall deliver it from sin and fear and death.