Christ as Logos is the same as Naas, the serpent of the Nous among the Ophites… The serpent is an excellent symbol for the two aspects of the unconscious: its cold and ruthless instinctuality, and its Sophia quality or natural wisdom, which is embodied in the archetypes. The Logos-nature of Christ represented by the chthonic serpent is the maternal wisdom of the divine mother, which is prefigured by Sapientia in the Old Testament.” ~Carl Jung; Alchemical Studies; Page 333.

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