In Platonic philosophy, the lógos is the origin of the world, containing within itself the eternal, archetypal ideas of all things. In Christianity, the Logos is the Word of God, “by whom all things were created” (John 1:1; Ps 33:9) and who “came among us” (John 1:14). For a more complete summary, see the article “Reason and intelligence, the two sides of the mind“, first section.