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St. Anselm of Canterbury

Since writing my previous post, a few specific prayers have been coming back to me over and over again.

First, the prayer of St. Anselm of Canterbury. 327 more words


How the East Sees the West

The presence of multiple perspectives within the Christian faith is not a new invention of the 20th century. The split between the Western (Roman Catholic, then Protestant) church and the Eastern Orthodox church is well traveled by Christian historians, yet an understanding of the churches which grew from this cultural differentiation is not as common. 107 more words


The Guide We Choose

Everything you need to know about life you can learn from backpacking and camping… Back in the day, I used to camp and backpack in Virginia and West Virginia. 1,421 more words

Sunday Morning

“My heart is made bitter by its desolation; I beseech you, Lord, sweeten it by your consolation. I set out hungry to look for you; I beseech you, Lord, do not let me depart from you fasting.

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Anselm of Canterbury: “I do not seek to understand in order that I may believe"

“I do not seek to understand in order that I may believe, but I believe in order to understand.”
St. Anselm of Canterbury

Religious/Theological Reflections

Apr 21 - Anselm of Canterbury

Anselm of Canterbury
Monk + Archbishop + Theologian
21 April 1109

Holy Women Holy Men

Faith Seeking Understanding

“Lord, I am not trying to make my way to your height, for my understanding is no way equal to that, but I do desire to understand a little of your truth which my heart already believes and loves. 37 more words