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Well wikisource has the full text of what I can tell is the entire thing, over here. (you can see all 4 seforim over here). You can also find it on HebrewBooks.org (pdf's are searchable, but not so good because of OCR) here and here.
The idea that you are referring to is called "Chomer" and "Tzurah" and is a recurring theme in the philosophy of the Maharal that extends beyond the mashal of man/woman. The Maharal (Gur Aryeh, Devarim: 25:18) relates that all of creation is built in two complementary systems - Tzurah and Chomer. Tzurah is the influential force, providing a general ...
Although I haven't seen what Rabbis Adlerstein or Bluman said directly, the Wikipedia article is saying that the Maharal bridged Kabbalah with other branches of Jewish philosophy, making it accessible to those who do not learn or understand Kabbalah directly. This prevented a situation where those who learn and know Kabbalah would have a completely ...
As brought here footnote 10, this statement, or something like it, appears several times in the writings of the Maharal. None of them is attributed to Gur Aryeh, which is his commentary on Rashi. The specific language you are quoting is in Drush Al HaTorah page 27.
Sounds fishy. If anything, Maharal is known for his condemnation of the work Meor Einayim (by Azaria di Rossi).
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