Quote of the Week: Anselm of Canterbury

Anselm of Canterbury was not opposed to critical thinking, but he believed and taught the inconvenient truth that belief often precedes full understanding. If you struggle to understand all facets of your faith, don’t fret. You’re in good company.

“I do not seek to understand in order that I may believe, but I believe in order that I may understand . . . if I did not believe, I would not understand. ”
—Anselm of Canterbury

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Ray Deck III

Born in WV, Ray escaped to North Carolina at a young age. He came to Logos after an 8 year stint at a faith-based nonprofit in New York. When he is not assembling sequences of words, he’s probably running, surfing or shooting skeet, but you should probably go look for him. He has a terrible sense of direction and is probably lost.

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Written by Ray Deck III