Tags » Anselm » Page 2

Anselm Kiefer at Gagosian on W21st: All of Your Naked Women/Flower/Destroyed Metal Tumblr Dreams Come True

When I asked Iranian artist Nicky Nodjoumi what his favorite current shows in New York City were, he directed me to Anselm Kiefer’s show at Gagosian on W21st. 716 more words


Anselm on beatings

A central tenet of the political thought of St. Augustine of Hippo (A.D. 354-430) is the idea that, although political authority–or the rule of one man over another–is of itself unnatural or contrary to God’s original creation design, it is nevertheless something God has ordained post-fall as a way of checking human sin and pride. 457 more words


The Ontological Argument-An Overview

Here’s an overview of the ontological argument, I apologise for any spelling mistakes, there is a printable revision sheet at the bottom. I hope this is helpful :) 276 more words


OutModed by the Ontological Argument. - Colin Burgess

The Ontological argument, an argument that gets much laughter and ridicule and accusations of “deducing God from God” or “Circular Reasoning” are often thrown at the argument. 2,197 more words


Praying for Our Enemies

For the first time in my life I have an enemy. To tell you the truth, I feel excited by it.

Certainly I’ve encountered people throughout my life that I didn’t like or who didn’t like me, with varying degrees of strength. 305 more words

Contemplative Life

St. Anselm and the Existence of God

St. Anselm, an 11th-century monk, developed a specific ontological argument for the existence of God. He began his argument by defining God as a “being than which none greater can be conceived,” or the greatest possible being. 407 more words

Aquinas: The Ontological Proof

If you’ve done any philosophy in the past, you’ll probably be aware of Anselm’s ontological argument for the existence of God. It goes something like this: if you imagine the greatest being that could exist, it would have ‘existence’ as one of its qualities – because something that does exist is greater than something that doesn’t. 980 more words