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Anselm of Canterbury (1033–1109), Benedictine monk and the second Norman archbishop of Canterbury, is regarded as one of the most important philosophers and theologians of the Middle Ages. The essays in this volume explore all of his major ideas both philosophical and theological, including his teachings on faith and reason, God's existence and nature, logic, freedom, truth, ethics, and key Christian doctrines. There is also discussion of his life, the sources of his thought, and his influence on other thinkers. New readers will find this the most convenient, accessible guide to Anselm currently available. Advanced students and specialists will find a conspectus of developments in the interpretation of Anselm.

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'Anselm‘s modest but reasoned approach to his faith-centred theology is an excellent antidote to much of what passes for Christian thought today. This book is a fine introduction to it.'

Source: Church Times

'… the usefulness of this Companion extends well beyond the study of medieval philosophy. … Overall, this is an exceptional collection of essays in terms of the breadth of coverage of Anselm's philosophical and theological writings, the quality and clarity of the essays, and their accessibility and usefulness to students. The Cambridge Companion to Anselm will quickly become a standard resource for teaching both medieval philosophy and the philosophy of religion.'

Source: International Journal for Philosophy of Religion

'Philosophers and theologians will find this collection a valuable addition to medieval thought … The Cambridge Companion to Anselm will be a valuable addition to library collections in philosophy, theology and medieval studies.'

Source: Reference Reviews

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