Tag: Anselm

Books

Anselm on Free Will

New book explores medieval philosopher’s contribution to current debate

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Articles

They Hasten toward Perfection: Virginal & Chaste Monks in the High Middle Ages

As perennial Christian ideals, virginity and chastity were frequent themes in medieval religious discourse. Male religious were frequently virgins and were expected to cultivate chastity; however, women not men were usually the focus of such discussions. But some monastic writers did draw on those models when considering their own spirituality, and it is worth knowing how they were understood and enlisted in those instances.