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Shikand Gumani ( Doubt spelling )

The syllogistic simplicity of Anselm’s proof for God’s existence did not offer much amusement when I first encountered it. Perhaps a certain religiosity in early life does not allow for creative enough tweaking of such arguments. 627 more words

Ramblings about Anselm

Today in my study of Anselm of Canterbury (A.D. 1033-1109), the bishop over all of Christendom in England, I was inspired by his ontological argument that states that “God cannot be conceived not to exist.” He must exist. 430 more words

Literary Review

A Call to Worship

One of my favorite “guys” is Anselm (A.D. 1033-1109), an 11th Century follower of Christ. Here is a call to worship from his pen. I love how he encourages us to see ourselves with humility with his opening four words, ‘Come now, little man.”  131 more words


Is Your Faith Implicit?

Theology school is like a furnace. It burns your faith. It refines your faith. What remains after exposure to intense heat is what your faith really is. 210 more words


The Heavy Weight of Sin

“The title of Anselm of Canterbury’s great work Cur Deus Homo? asked a fundamental question: why was it necessary for God to become man? Anselm answered the question by insisting that in order to represent God to its, Jesus had to be true God, and in order to represent its to God, He had to be true man. 67 more words

Slenderman and the Ontological Argument

For a while now I have been thinking of different ways to use the paranormal as a catalyst for deeper understanding in my teaching of A-Level Religious Studies (as well as using A-Level Religious Studies as a means to better understand the paranormal). 1,732 more words


Rubbish Miracle #2

Anselm performed another fish-related miracle. Eadmer did not fear that his reader might become jaded by so many fishy tales – no, he immediately followed the first one about… 193 more words