Chapter abstracts are short descriptions of events that occur in each chapter. They highlight major plot events and detail the important relationships and characteristics of characters and objects. The Chapter Abstracts can be used to review what the students have read, or to prepare the students for what they will read. Hand the abstracts out in class as a study guide, or use them as a "key" for a class discussion. They are relatively brief, but can serve to be an excellent refresher of the text for either a student or teacher.
* Anselm states his rationale for writing the Proslogium. He believes that his project of proving God's existence is a case of "faith seeking understanding."
* Chapter 1 transitions into an exhortation to believers and a prayer to God that his work will reveal the truth.
* The mind was created to contemplate God and see only Him...
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