St Anselm


St Anselm was born in 1033 in Italy. He was known as a Benedictine monk and receive the title of “Father of Scholasticism” for his attempt to analyse and enlighten the truths of faith and reason. Anselm was the Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 to 1109. He is admired for his patience, gentleness and teaching skill. St Anslem died on Holy Wednesday, 21 April 1109 in Canterbury, England. He was canonised by Pope Alexander IV in 1494 and was named Doctor of the Church in 1720.


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