Anselm of Canterbury: His Life and Legacy
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About "Anselm of Canterbury: His Life and Legacy"
It is a thousand years since the death at Canterbury of the great medieval Archbishop and thinker Anselm. This meticulously researched and immensely engaging book brings to life the man and his times, the depth of Anselm s thought, and his career in the arena of politics in Church and State. It explores his place among the saints, in his life and after his death, especially in the light of his profound understanding of heaven, which was a central theme throughout his life from childhood onwards.
Meet the Author
Benedicta Ward is Reader in the History of Christian Spirituality at the University of Oxford.