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Referring briefly to the appearance of the Greek word 'Logos', this article presents the different senses of the term 'Logos' as used in Greek, Jewish and Christian philosophy and theology as well as by those thinkers at the contemporary times. In Greek usage, it means 'word', 'speech', and 'reason'. In Jewish theologians' employment, in particular Philo, the Logos figuratively means 'prophet', 'apostle'. And in Christian theology, it refers to 'the word' of God incarnate in Jesus, and often identified with the 'second person' of the Trinity. Finally in the contemporary age, Logos has different meanings: Hegel used it in the meaning of 'spirit'; in Derrida's usage it denotes 'writing'; and in Tillich's, 'manifestation of God '.
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