Anselm of Canterbury
Anselm of Canterbury (1033 – 1109-04-21) was an Italian-born prelate and scholastic theologian, who moved first to Normandy and then to England. He was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 until his death.
- Ergo domine...credimus te esse aliquid quo nihil maius cogitari possit.
- Therefore, lord...we believe that you are something than which nothing greater can be thought.
- Proslogion, ch. 2; Gregory Schufreider Confessions of a Rational Mystic: Anselm's Early Writings (West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Press, 1994) pp. 324-5.