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GOOD, HIGHEST

Also the greatest, or supreme, good, the summum bonum. The good that transcends all other good and yet includes it. On earth it is obedience to the will of god and serving him in love; in heaven it is the possession of God in the beatific vision.

All items in this dictionary are from Fr. John Hardon's Modern Catholic Dictionary, © Eternal Life. Used with permission.

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