American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- Anselm, Saint 1033-1109. Italian-born English theological philosopher and prelate best known for his ontological argument for the existence of God.
- n. A male given name; quite rare in English.
- n. an Italian who was a Benedictine monk; was archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109; one of the founders of scholasticism; best known for his proof of the existence of God
- Proto-Germanic *ansuz (“god”) + helm ("helmet"). Name of an Archbishop of Canterbury, who was a Lombard by birth. (Wiktionary)
“Saint Anselm is one of the finest liberal arts colleges in the country, dedicated to excellence in education, and its campus provides a peaceful setting and state-of-the-art facilities for Odyssey students.”
“In his introduction, William Brodrick writes that Anselm is not to be taken as "someone who has the answer to why evil often seems to prevail over what is good, but as a companion to anyone who asks the question.”
“Larkwood Priory, England: Father Anselm is stopped by an old man.”
“He recalled Anselm to England, but came into conflict with him almost immediately over the same old question of investitures.”
“On his accession to the throne, Henry I., as part of his reversal of his brother's ecclesiastical policy recalled Anselm from banishment and filled up the vacant see.”
“Much was expected of Henry I., who immediately recalled Anselm from”
“Incidentally, I chose the name 'Anselm' for my character, after the medieval saint, lawyer and theologian, because for him the starting point lay in faith seeking understanding, not understanding seeking faith.”
“I led two sessions: one on community-building and socializing with location-aware tools, and another the second day on social practice software, a term Anselm suggested to describe how we’re building Calagator.”
“In the pre-Thomistic period of Scholasticism, then in process of formation, namely, from Anselm to Albert the Great, Augustine is the great inspirer of all the masters, such as Anselm, Abelard, Hugo of”
“God's justice, not as a vicarious satisfaction of the law. 19 If the leading theologians of Christendom, such as Anselm, Calvin, and Grotius, have so thoroughly repudiated the original Christian and patristic doctrine of the atonement, and built another doctrine upon their own uninspired speculations, why should our modern sects defer so slavishly to them, and, instead of freely investigating the subject for themselves from the first sources of”
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