Anzelm z Canterbury; ratio fidei; rozum a wiara; hermeneutyka; Anselm of Canterbury; reason and faith; hermeneutics
“Śląskie Studia Historyczno-Teologiczne” (t. 44, z. 2 (2011), s. 387–396)
The subject of analysis is the problem of faith understanding presented by Anselm.
The analysis refers to contemporary presentation of understanding as a set in motion
process shut in a “parts - integrity” circle. The analysis allows to grasp the character
of his reasoning without imposing that type of mental structure on Anselm: it allows to
recognize the priority of the integrity in it. In this context, understanding of faith appears
as capturing its integrity by logical inscribing of it (faith) in universal “ratio” – the basic