Bon·a·ven·ture (bŏnʹə-vĕn'chər) also Bon·a·ven·tu·ra (bŏn'ə-vĕn-cho͝orʹə, -to͝orʹə, -tyo͝orʹə), Saint Originally Giovanni di Fidanza. Known as “the Seraphic Doctor.” 1217?-1274.
Italian theologian and philosopher who taught that the goal of all the arts and sciences is the direct contemplation of God.

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Universalium. 2010.

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