The mystery of the incarnation of the…

“The mystery of the incarnation of the Logos is the key to all the arcane symbolism and typology in the Scriptures, and in addition gives us knowledge of created things, both visible and intelligible. He who apprehends the mystery of the cross and the burial apprehends the inward essences of created things; while he who is initiated into the inexpressible power of the resurrection apprehends the purpose for which God first established everything.”

St. Maximos the Confessor, ‘First Century on Theology’
The Philokalia, volume 2
various authors, compiled by St. Nikodimos of the Holy Mountain

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