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TITLEThe Maid of Heaven, the Image of Sophia, and the Logos: Personification of the Spirit of God in Scripture and Sacred Literature
AUTHOR 1Michael W. Sours
DATE_THIS1991
VOLUME4:1
TITLE_PARENTJournal of Bahá'í Studies
PAGE_RANGE47-65
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies North America
CITY_THISOttawa, ON
ABSTRACTThe 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- Interfaith dialogue; - Metaphors and allegories; - Symbolism; Angels; Apocrypha; Bible; Bride (metaphor); Buddhism; Christianity; Ethics; Fatimah (daughter of Muhammad); Gender; Hinduism; Holy Spirit; Houris (huris); Islam; Jesus Christ; Laws; Logos; Maid of Heaven; Most Great Spirit; Quran; Shiism; Siyah Chal (Black Pit); Solomon (Solayman); Sophia (wisdom); Trustworthiness; Word of God; Zoroastrianism
 
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