1The Word of God, or principle of divine reason and creative order, identified in the Gospel of John with the second person of the Trinity incarnate in Jesus Christ.
- ‘This has shown that Christ's priesthood cannot be understood as either male or female, but as a priesthood of the incarnate Logos of God, who assumed the perfect human nature without the sin.’
- ‘This methodology then proceeds ‘downward’ to the Incarnation, to the event in which the Word or Logos became man in Jesus Christ.’
- ‘Because the incarnate Logos is the source and measure of all creaturely being, a full account of Jesus' identity includes the whole of creation no less than the particular features of the biblical narrative.’
- ‘Why does the evangelist open his gospel by referring to Jesus as the Word or Logos of God?’
- ‘Early Christians claimed the truth of the creative and saving Logos wherever the good, the true, and the beautiful appeared.’
- 1.1(in Jungian psychology) the principle of reason and judgment, associated with the animus.Often contrasted with eros
- ‘The animus corresponds to the paternal Logos just as the anima corresponds to the maternal Eros.’
Greek, word, reason.