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Below the Top 1000, Part 27 (Girls)

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Before I get into my usual list of rare names, I wanted to mention a couple of interesting sightings from this past week.  The first one was from a local obituary – a woman who had the middle name LaTisha.  328 more words

Baby Names

Arguments for the Existence of God: A Look at St. Anselm’s Ontological Argument for God and why it Fails

St. Anselm, philosopher and theologian of the Catholic Church, attempted to construct an ontological (of or relating to existence) argument for the existence of God—specifically, a God whose qualities resemble that of the Catholic God. 1,650 more words

Anselm

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

Prayer

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

Life

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