The other subjects are Marriage (yabaK aoyos), Continence, the Duties of Bishops, Presbyters, Deacons and Widows, Prophecy, the Soul, the Transmigration of the Soul and the Devil, Angels, the Origin of the World, First Principles and the Divinity of the Logos, Allegorical Interpretations of Statements made with regard to God's anger and similar affections, the Unity of the Church, and the Resurrection.
For the Stoic and Neoplatonic uses of Aoyos, as also for those of Philo Judaeus and the Fathers, see Logos.
This discourse, from its explanatory character, and from the easy conversational manner of its delivery, was for a long time called o 1 u Xia rather than Aoyos: it was regarded as part of 1 See Philo, Quod omnis probes liber, sec. 12 (ed.
2 In course of time the exposition of the lesson for the day came more frequently to assume a more elaborate character, and to pass into the category of a Aoyos or even OtXoo-ocNa or OtXoa04nj a; but when it did so the fact was as far as possible denoted by a change of name, the word op. Xla being reserved for the expository or exegetical lecture as distinguished from the pulpit oration or sermon.
Lagarde, 1859), and of Alexander of Lycopolis Aoyos rpds T as Ma y txaiov Was (ed.
What differentiates man from other natural and organic substances, and approximates him to a supernatural substance, God, is reason (Aoyos), or intellect (vows).
LOGOGRAPHI (Aoyos, ypa, writers of prose histories or tales), the name given by modern scholars to the Greek historiographers before Herodotus.'
For, if the members of a natural kind had no common idea to unite them, scientific research, having nothing objective in view, could at best afford a Aoyos or definition of the appropriate particulars; and, as the discrimination of the One and the Good implied the progression of particulars towards perfection, such a Xbyos or definition could have only a temporary value.
LOGOS (Aoyos), a common term in ancient philosophy and theology.
It acquires its first importance in the theories of Heraclitus (6th century B.C.), who, trying to account for the aesthetic order of the visible universe, broke away to some extent from the purely physical conceptions of his predecessors and discerned at work in the cosmic process a Aoyos analogous to the reasoning power in man.
It is in the pseudo-Platonic Epinomis that Aoyos appears as a synonym for vous.
In Aristotle, again, the principle which sets all nature under the rule of thought, and directs it towards a rational end, is vows, or the divine spirit itself; while Aoyos is a term with many senses, used as more or less identical with a number of phrases, ou 8364;v8364;Ka, ivEpyaaa, ivr8364;X aa, ovwia, e hos, popcIA, &c.
There is at the same time the special doctrine of the Aoyos o'7rep,uartn6s, the seminal Logos, or the law of generation in the world, the principle of the active reason working in dead matter.
This parts into Aoyos orcpµartKoi, which are akin, not to the Platonic ideas, but rather to the Xlyot 'vuXot of Aristotle.