PROSLOGIUM by Saint Anselm
In this brief work the author aims at proving in a single argument...the existence of God. The author writes as one who contemplates God, and seeks to understand what it is he believes. He originally titled this work "Faith Seeking Understanding." He finally named it Proslogium...simply, "A Discourse."
Often called the second Augustine, St. Anselmus starts out from the same principle as the first; he holds that faith precedes all reflection and all discussion concerning religious things. Unbelievers, he says, strive to understand because they do not believe; whereas Christians, on the contrary, strive to understand because they do believe.
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