St. Anselm of Canterbury: Monologion

St. Anselm hands over his writings to Mathilde. Anselm of Canterbury, Orationes, Diocese of Salzburg, around 1160. Admont, Stiftsbibliothek, Ms. 289, fol. 1v.

Anselm’s An Example of Meditation on the Grounds of Faith (Monologion) is a philosophic soliloquy upon the highest of all existing things (God) and prepares the foundation for the Proslogion. It was written during 1075-76 and relies heavily upon writings of St. Augustine and Boethius. Image links to Hopkins and Richardson translation. ISBN recommendation: 0889460000

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