St Anselm and the Handmaidens of God: A Study of Anselm's Correspondence with Women
As abbot of Bec and archbishop of Canterbury, the renowned theologian St. Anselm spent most of his career working 'in the world', primarily with laypersons, not in the cloister. His correspondence contains surprisingly many letters to laywomen, only a few perfunctory letters to nuns and abbesses. Anselm wrote to all estates of noble laywomen: young girls, mothers, mature w...more
Hardcover, 336 pages
Published February 26th 2003 by Brepols Publishers
(first published December 1st 2002)
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