Saint Anselm of Canterbury (c. 1033 – 21 April 1109) was a Benedictine monk, who held the office of Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. Called the founder of scholasticism, he has been a major influence in Western theology and is famous as the originator of the ontological argument for the existence of God and the satisfaction theory of atonement. Anselm was proclaimed a Doctor of the Church in 1720 by a Papal Bull of Pope Clement XI.
April 21, Anselm of Canterbury, died 1109 one of the greatest theologians of the Middle Ages. He is remembered for emphasizing the maternal aspects of God, and for the theory that the Son of God became human in order to make necessary payment for our sin by Lawrence OP, Ans
Wikipedia.org/ Ontological Argument-- is a philosophical argument for the existence of God that uses ontology. Many arguments fall under the category of the ontological, and they tend to involve arguments about the state of being or existing. More specifically, ontological arguments tend to start with an a priori theory about the organization of the universe. If that organizational structure is true, the argument will provide reasons why God must exist.
Saint of the day – April 21 – St Anselm Saint Anselm of Canterbury (c 1033-21 April 1109), also called Anselm of Aosta after his birthplace and Anselm of Bec after his monastery, was a Benedictine monk,..click to read on A Yearbook of Saints | DEVOTIO