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The Maid of Heaven, the Image of Sophia, and the Logos

AuthorMichael W. Sours
Title of item
The Maid of Heaven, the Image of Sophia, and the Logos
Subtitle of item
Personification of the Spirit of God in Scripture and Sacred Literature
Parent publication   Journal of Bahá'í Studies
Publisher of this ed.
Ottawa, ON: Association for Bahá'í Studies North America
Date of this edition 1991
Permission publisher
Posted 2021-10-24 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The Logos in Christianity and the Maiden for Bahá'u'lláh can be equated as one and the same eternal reality; the divine image of wisdom in Proverbs; Sophia and Logos are combined in the feminine personification of the Most Great Spirit.
Notes See also Immanence and Transcendence in Theophanic Symbolism (Sours, 1992).
Tags Allegories and metaphors; Angels; Apocrypha; Bible; Bride (symbol); Buddhism; Christianity; Ethics; Fatimah (daughter of Muhammad); Gender; Hinduism; Holy Spirit; Houris (huris); Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Jesus Christ; Laws; Logos; Maid of Heaven; Most Great Spirit; Quran; Shiism; Siyah Chal (Black Pit); Solomon (king); Sophia (wisdom); Symbolism; Trustworthiness; Word of God; Zoroastrianism
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