Words of Current Interest

The words in this issue are related to the Lesson-Sermon in the CHRISTIAN SCIENCE QUARTERLY designated to be read in Christian Science churches on April 30, 1967.

He divided unto them his living (Luke 15:12)

The Greek noun bios (living) is used in various senses, including "life" in a lower sense of the word, as found in Luke 8:14; but also, "means of life, livelihood" or, again, "goods or property." Life in its deeper and more spiritual implications is zoe, as found in John 14:6: "I am the way, the truth, and the life." Berry well distinguishes the two words as follows: "Zoe is life in its principle, and is used for spiritual and immortal life; bios is life in its manifestations, denoting the manner of life."

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