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Nunc Stans

The everlasting Now.

“It exists in the nunc stans of the schoolmen- the eternal Now that, represented the consciousness of the Supreme Being in mediaeval thought.” —Nineteenth Century, December, 1892, p. 953.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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