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St. Anselm

April 21

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(1033 – April 21, 1109)

Anselm, who wanted to be a monk when he was a teen, but his dad wouldn’t let him. When he did become a monk, he became famous for his writings about the Christian faith. He is known as the father of scholastic theology, which tried to prove the existence of God logically. He defined theology as “faith seeking understanding,” and wrote Why God Became HumanHe is a Doctor, or learned teacher, of the Church.

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