What does logos mean?


*  It is a Greek word referring to reason, or rational thought

*  It is specific to humans, part of the definition of who we are, what sets us above the animals

*  According to Aristotle, “correct reason” is how we can know what is morally right

*  It is also translated (in the Gospel of John) to mean “word,” as in, “In the beginning was the Word”

*        sometimes also used as a name for Jesus Christ

*  To us, it means a rational God, without conflict between faith and reason

*        God created an orderly universe, which we can study

*        By our study of His work, we can learn about Him