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The Joy of Faith

The singular and passionate personality of Anselm, the twice-exiled Archbishop of Canterbury, comes to life in William H. Shannon’s thoughtful biography. An intellectually and spiritually enriching account of the life and writings of the 11th century powerhouse of Christian theology.

A readable introduction to the most influential Christian thinker after Augustine and before Aquinas. Shannon considers the life of the innovative philosopher and prelate of the Catholic church and discusses Anselm's revolutionary prayers, as well as his theological proofs and many letters.

Paperback / 192 pages
Dimensions: 5 1/2 x 8 1/4