It was philosophy that got him into trouble. His work ‘The Consolation of Philosophy’ posed such tricky questions as: how can evil prevail if God is so good?
His theory on the subject was tested by torturing him to death. We hope being a Saint is some small consolation.
Article last updated on 25 February 2006
by the Godchecker Team.
Editors: Peter J Allen, Chas Saunders
References: Coming soon.
Cite this article:
Saunders, Chas, and Peter J. Allen, eds. "SEVERINUS-BOETHUS: Saint from Christian mythology." Godchecker. Godchecker/CID, 25 Feb. 2006. Web. 29 August 2014.