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The Proslogion as Prayer

I have a bind-up of Anselm of Canterbury’s major works that I have been making my way through. A month ago, I finished reading the… 1,010 more words

Prayer

How much does it matter whether God exists?

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Two rooms, in two different cities, but pretty much the same scene: one man stands before a few dozen supporters, many of them middle-aged white males, plus a smaller, precocious cohort in early adulthood. 1,187 more words

Richard Dawkins

A Place at the Table

Luke 15:1-3, 11b-32

I’d like to tell you a story about a guy named Sam. Sam was not a great guy. When he was a kid, he bullied other kids and stole their lunch money. 1,731 more words

Sermon

Theology Classmates

My foray into higher education at Creighton University has kept me hopping over the last two months. But I made it through to spring break! No, I am not traveling to Myrtle Beach or South Beach or any other beach with the younger folks in my class. 967 more words

Cur Deus Homo (Why the God-Man?)

Much has been written about Anselm’s atonement theory as described in his most famous work Cur Deus Homo. I read Christus Victor by Gustaf Aulen last year, which challenged the Anselmian thesis and demonstrated its departure from previous atonement theories. 570 more words

St. Anselm of Canterbury on Christ's Self-Offering

No member of the human race except Christ ever gave to God, by dying, anything which that person was not at some time going to lose as a matter of necessity.

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Christology

Verses of the day

18 But God shows his anger from heaven against all sinful, wicked people who suppress the truth by their wickedness.[i] 19 They know the truth about God because he has made it obvious to them. 367 more words

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