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An·selm(ăn′sĕlm), Saint 1033-1109.
Italian-born English theological philosopher and prelate best known for his ontological argument for the existence of God.
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(Biography) Saint. 1033–1109, Italian Benedictine monk; archbishop of Canterbury (1093–1109): one of the founders of scholasticism; author of Cur Deus Homo? (Why did God become Man?). Feast day: Aug 21
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Saint, 1033–1109, archbishop of Canterbury: scholastic theologian and philosopher.
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|Noun||1.||Anselm - 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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