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.
St. Severinus Boethus Facts and Figures
Name: Severinus Boethus
Pronunciation: Coming soon
Alternative names: Anicius Manlius Severinus Boëthius, Boetius
Birth and Death Dates: 480-524
Celebration or Feast Day: Unknown at present
Role: Unknown at present
Good/Evil Rating: Unknown at present
Popularity index: 87
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Article last updated on April 07, 2019 by the Godchecker data dwarves.
Editors: Peter J. Allen, Chas Saunders
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