THE IDEAL LOGOS.
The wealth and force of the term " logos "
(Aoyof), is revealed so transcendently nowhere
as in its application to the Son of God.
As the word " book " (Bi^Aof), when applied to
the volume of revelation, the Holy Scriptures,
is lifted from its commonplace import, so the
term "logos," only a word, an ordinary one
in the original, in its specific and most ex¬
pressive application is fraught with all the
majesty of celestial speech. And as if
borrowed from the heavenly glossary, and
licensed for that peculiar service, it embraces
the idea of the divine unfolding through the
medium of revelation. In theological usage
it signifies the mediation and incarnation of
deity in the Son of God. The first thought