By Douglas Dales,Rowan Williams

ISBN-10: 0227173945

ISBN-13: 9780227173947

Scholar, ecclesiastic, instructor and poet of the 8th century, Alcuin could be visible as a real hidden saint of the Church, of an identical stature and importance as his predecessor Bede. His love of God and his snatch of Christian theology have been rendered unique of their inventive impression by way of his presents as a instructor and poet. In his palms, the very conventional theology that he inherited, and to which he felt certain, took new wings. In that recognize, he needs to rank as probably the most outstanding and influential of Anglo-Saxon Christians, uniting English and continental Christianity in a distinct demeanour, which left a long-lasting legacy in the Catholic Church of Western Europe. This ebook is meant for the final reader in addition to for these learning, instructing or gaining knowledge of this era of early medieval background and theology in faculties and universities.

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