Prayers & Meditations of Anselm-Review

Prayers and Meditations of St. Anselm with the Proslogion (Penguin Classics) Prayers and Meditations of St. Anselm with the Proslogion by Anselm of Canterbury

My rating: 5 of 5 stars
I’m not sure how to process all the prayers to saints (deep devotion, but screams “idolatry” to my Protestant scruples), but a wonderful example of true theology, which should lead to prayer and meditation. Ironic (or is it?) that the theologian who gave 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 more humble about what we think we know so clearly …

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