St. Anselm: Basic Writings Topics for Discussion

St. Anselm
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What is Anselm's ontological argument in the Proslogium?

What is Gaunilo's reply to the ontological argument? What is Anselm's defense of the argument?

Do you think the ontological argument works? State the argument and then explain why you think it works or why not.

Who do you think gets the better of Anselm and Gaunilo's exchange? Why?

What is Anselm's argument for God's existence in the Monologium?

Explain Anselm's understanding of the doctrine of the Trinity within Christian Theology.

Why does Anselm think God became man?

What are three of Boso's objections to the Christian doctrine of the atonement? What are Anselm's answers? Are Anselm's answers satisfactory?

Why can't God simply forgive sins without demanding atonement in Anselm's view?

How does Christ's death make satisfaction for sins in Anselm's view?

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