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Poetic/Dialectic: The Confluence of Poetry and Philosophy in St. Anselm's Theology

@inproceedings{Guerette2013PoeticDialecticTC,
  title={Poetic/Dialectic: The Confluence of Poetry and Philosophy in St. Anselm's Theology},
  author={Cyril Dominic Guerette},
  year={2013}
}
St. Anselm of Canterbury is an important figure in the history of both theology and philosophy. However, his distinction as a writer of poetry in his era remains hitherto under-appreciated. The thesis of this work argues that we find in St. Anselm’s body of work a confluence of poetry and philosophy that models a mode of theology valuable to the contemporary context. Utilizing a new Poetic/Dialectic Analytic methodology, it researches the literature that was most influential in Anselm’s… Expand