By Giles E.M. Gasper

ISBN-10: 0754639118

ISBN-13: 9780754639114

Anselm of Canterbury is without doubt one of the most renowned of medieval Christian thinkers, who left a substantial political and highbrow inheritance of his personal. This publication finds that the theological and highbrow inheritance to be had to Anselm used to be extra dynamic, broader and deeper than is frequently concept and Anselm used to be inspired via greater than simply the works of St Augustine. Giles Gasper focuses quite at the half performed via the translated works of the Greek Fathers. Demonstrating how commonly the writings of the Fathers of the Church have been on hand in western libraries, Gasper is going directly to evaluate key features of doctrine in Anselm's idea 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 important determine within the background of the church, the center a while, and western thought.

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