Week of the Sunday from Nov 6 to Nov 12; Proper 27, A Collect Reflection

Posted on November 11, 2017

Why did God become human? Many theologians have asked this question throughout the centuries. Perhaps most famously, St. Anselm (Archbishop of Canterbury from 1093 until 1109, by the way) wrote an entire work on the topic: Cur Deus Homo? (“Why was God a Man?”). Now, according to Anselm, God became a human in order to pay humanity’s…