Anselm of Canterbury and his Theological Inheritance by Giles E.M. Gasper

By Giles E.M. Gasper

Anselm of Canterbury is among the most renowned of medieval Christian thinkers, who left a substantial political and highbrow inheritance of his personal. This e-book finds that the theological and highbrow inheritance on hand to Anselm was once extra dynamic, broader and deeper than is ordinarily suggestion and Anselm used to be prompted via greater than simply the works of St Augustine. Giles Gasper focuses relatively at the half performed by means of the translated works of the Greek Fathers. Demonstrating how commonly the writings of the Fathers of the Church have been to be had in western libraries, Gasper is going directly to examine key features of doctrine in Anselm's inspiration with that of the extraordinary Greek Fathers. wondering the best way Anselm and different authors were defined, this e-book strikes clear of good worn routes of interpretation and gives new views in this most vital determine within the historical past of the church, the center a long time, and western thought.

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