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Ertate Arbitrii and making my way through I m not sure how to process all the prayers to saints deep devotion but screams idolatry to my all the prayers to saints deep devotion but screams idolatry to my scruples but a wonderful example of true theology which should lead to prayer and meditation Ironic but a wonderful example of true theology which should lead to prayer and meditation Ironic is it that the theologian who ave us the doctrine of the substitutionay atonement should have prayed so fervently to Mary and John the Baptist Thanks God that he uses confused people like us to figure out the truth over long periods of time Should make us hu Thanks very very much Anselm This book is a bit hard to review because it is very dense philosophy and the style is akin to Plato than to modern Christian apologetics However the book was a very moving meditation on God s being and the universe which I would recommend reading carefull. E secured him admiration And as Archbishop of Canterbury his tussle with the early Norman kings earned him a place in secular history as wel. ,


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Ce of God in a rather tortuous scholastic maze The text is filled With An Abundant Supply an abundant supply tautologies that for the vast majority of the time spent reading the text St Anselm is saying very littleSt Anselm does not have the same understanding of the 6 1/2 Body Parts (Body Movers, grace and of the mysteriesiven by God which is fundamentally understood by St Augustine throughout his Confessions St Anselm would not make such a point if he fully had vested belief in Christ s words 3 and said Amen I say to you unless you turn and become like children you will not enter the kingdom of heaven It appears that St Anselm is really driving home the fact in the early parts of the Proslogion that the existence of God our exile and our hunger from him all hinge on the importance of the Creation story St starting with the De Lib. Al prayer that drastically altered the Christian attitude to private devotion Anselm's ardor literary brilliance and scrupulous theology hav.

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Even though I was brought up Protestant Anselm s writing just pure His heart is humble his theology is proof and his writing skill is impressive I pick this book pure His heart is humble his theology is bullet proof and his writing skill is impressive I pick this book at least twice a year An important Saint in the Western Church but certainly dated in outlook Who today prays to St Peter to keep the ate key turned on open for my soul to pass through And who today would ascribe a certain lethargy at times as sin rather than simply occasional laziness or enjoyment of leisure This Is One Serious Fellow one serious fellow not to mention awful fervent but tender for the patiently serious My thoughts on St Anselm s book are mostly negative but I will admit these feelings are based on a first impression of reading the text St Anselm appears to be hiding a rather weak argument for the existen. Anselm of Aosta wrote the majority of his Prayers and Meditations between 1070 and 1080 and created a tradition of intimate intensely person. .