The third element is the present, yet it is only the limited present, not the eternal present.
The beginning of religion, more precisely its content, is the concept of religion itself, that God is the absolute truth, the truth of all things, and subjectively that religion alone is the absolutely true knoweldge.
Second stage as appearance is regarded as the past.
Revealed religion is manifested religion, because in it God has become wholly manifest.
It is not the concern of philosophy to produce religion in any individual.
In the first element God is beyond time.
Faith must now get what is essentially the form of mediation.