Never thought of the word that way – reality is the ‘object’, knowledge about it is the ‘shadow’ that the reality casts, so if God knows about something before it happens then that is ‘foreshadow’.

God’s foreknowledge is like the foreshadowing of a future event. By seeing this foreshadowing, you know the events will happen, But the shadow does not determine the reality; the reality determines the shadow. Therefore, we should think of God’s foreknowledge as the foreshadowing of things to come. Therefore, just because God will know something will happen, this does not prejudice or remove the freedom of that happening.

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