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  • 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


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  • St. Anselm, which is this: we, imperfect and finite, have the idea of a perfect and infinite Being; we are not capable of this idea.

    Initiation into Philosophy

  • Diversity in higher education ought to mean that colleges, such as St. Anselm, can remain true to their missions and be a beacon for students who want a college that offers a more traditional educational environment and not an indoctrination in modern liberal social theory.

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  • a brief account of the miracles of St. Anselm which is also ascribed to Eadmer, but its authorship is doubtful.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 1: Aachen-Assize

  • Texas Rep. Ron Paul, a libertarian now waging his third campaign for the White House, rounds out the field of candidates who will take the stage at St. Anselm's College.

    Aiming to Connect at the GOP Debate

  • What Kiosk, St. Anselm, Lynch & Co. are proving — finally — is that Jersey is no different.

    I Heart NJ

  • By scarfing down a tray of disco fries with gravy and ricotta at St. Anselm, or by admiring the unheralded output of small Garden State manufacturers at Kiosk, consumers are subscribing to a sensibility that's very much in vogue right now.

    I Heart NJ

  • In Brooklyn, a new hipster gastropub named St. Anselm is mining its owner's North Jersey youth for menu items: Newark hot dogs, Hacksensack-style sliders, Trenton pork rolls, cheese-and-gravy-covered disco fries, even the enigmatic sliver of cadaver-colored meat known as scrapple.

    I Heart NJ

  • She wanted a few weeks off, if she was really going back to St. Anselm in September.

    Starting from Scratch

  • She was now a hardened loner building a name for herself in the St. Anselm political science department.

    Starting from Scratch

  • Her self-loathing over the fact that she would sooner risk the appearance of institutional incest than leave St. Anselm for the wider world.

    Starting from Scratch


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