ISSN 1016-913X versão impressa
UHDE, Bernhard. "En el principio era el logos" -¿o más bien el mythos?: en torno al principio de la re-presentación en el judaísmo y el cristianismo. arete, 2009, vol.21, no.1, p.111-122. ISSN 1016-913X.
Myth and logos are united in the description of myth which allows for a re-presentation (Vergegenwärtigung)** and is comprehensible for the understanding: "μυθολογείν”. Thus, that logos which was “in the beginning” would be itself a myth, if it does not present (vergegenwδrtigt) itself as logos. The principle of religion, the Eternal itself, allows in Judaism the narration of a myth that ends in a logos and can be interpreted as such. In Christianity, the self-representation of the principle of religion as self-reflection, that is, incarnation, puts the logos before the myth: "He who has seen me has seen the Father" (Jn., 14,9). This is what distinguishes Christianity from that which will remain foreign to Judaism, since: "you cannot see my face; for no one shall see me and continue to live" (Ex. 33, 11ff).
Palavras-chave: myth; logos; principle of religion; representation; self-representation.
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